Yas, (welfare) queen: Conservatives revive myth in attempt to curb the CERB
The lack of humanity in the response and rhetoric surrounding COVID-19 is evident as leaders flounder trying to express why millions should be kicked off the Canada Emergency Response Benefit in the middle of a pandemic.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, pictured on April 20, was trending this week. Turns out, he wants to kick Canadian workers off the welfare state as soon as possible because people won’t want to work, writes Erica Ifill. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade