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Downside to emergency payments

While the payment of emergency funds is vital to support Indigenous communities during Covid, there is evidence of the downside to these payments. The North West Territories in Canada is seeing an increase in alcohol and drug related issues, with the Federal CERB (Canada Emergency Response benefit, $500/week) enabling some individuals to purchase more than the basic household necessities...


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