TO: UBCIC CHIEFS COUNCIL
FROM: NATASHA KIM, POLICY RESEARCHER AND WRITER
DATE: AUGUST 24, 2020
RE: IMPACTS OF THE TRANSITION FROM CERB TO EI ON BC FIRST NATIONS
PURPOSE: To provide the UBCIC Chiefs Council with a comprehensive background and analysis of the federal government’s plans to transition Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) recipients back to employment insurance (EI) in September 2020, with a specific consideration on how this may impact First Nations in BC.