Guaranteed income supplement cuts for seniors reveal shortcomings in feds’ compassion commitment
Opposition parties should demand an emergency debate to help seniors who accepted the Canada emergency response benefit, but are now struggling.
Kamal Khera, pictured June 17, 2021, joined cabinet in October when she was named seniors minister. The new Liberal government seems tone deaf to the human calamity it has created by cutting the guaranteed income supplement for seniors who received the Canada emergency response benefit, writes Kathleen Finlay.
The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia