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Feds look at using border data to find travellers applying for sickness benefit

Jan 14 2021 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A federal official says the government is considering using data on incoming travellers to prevent vacationers from claiming a benefit for people who must quarantine or isolate due to COVID-19. The Canadian Press isn't identifying the source because the person was not authorized to speak publicly on behind-the-scenes discussions. The government promised earlier […]

Feds look at using border data to find travellers applying for sickness benefit

Jan 14 2021 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A federal official says the government is considering using data on incoming travellers to prevent vacationers from claiming a benefit for people who must quarantine or isolate due to COVID-19. The Canadian Press isn't identifying the source because the person was not authorized to speak publicly on behind-the-scenes discussions. The government promised earlier […]

Feds look at using border data to find travellers applying for sickness benefit

Jan 14 2021 — Jordan Press, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — A federal official says the government is considering using data on incoming travellers to prevent vacationers from claiming a benefit for people who must quarantine or isolate due to COVID-19. The Canadian Press isn't identifying the source because the person was not authorized to speak publicly on behind-the-scenes discussions. The government promised earlier […]