The interest rate the federal government pays on debt hasn’t been this low since the Second World War (and possibly earlier).
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The CERB was a critical support for many workers impacted by pandemic closures. For low-wage workers, the benefit funds were likely used to cover critical expenses. As such, it's unlikely that Canadians living below the poverty line will have money set aside for their pending CERB tax bill.
David Macdonald's presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance on March 18, 2021 regarding Bill C-14 and COVID-19 spending.