Cost of living cheques

Opposition raising concerns about cost overruns for cost-of-living cheques

The Opposition is raising concerns about cost overruns for the province’s cost of living cheques. That’s after government under-projected just how many cheques would be issued.

NTV’s Jodi Cooke has more.

Almost all cost-of-living relief cheques sent out, Siobhan Coady says

The Finance Minister says nearly all of the $500 dollar cost-of-living relief cheques have been sent out in the mail to eligible residents.

NTV’s Ben Cleary has the latest in this report. 

Province says 96 per cent-of-cost of living relief cheques have been sent in the mail

If you’re still waiting to get your cost-of-living cheque, the province says 96% of cost of living cheques have now been sent in the mail.

But the opposition parties are still concerned that the one-time cheques won’t address the larger issue of the cost of living. NTV’s Bailey Howard has more.

NDP say cost-of-living relief cheques not reaching most vulnerable 

The province has processed more than 240,000 cost of living cheques for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians so far, but as NTV’s Ben Cleary reports, the New Democrats say these one-time relief cheques aren’t making it into the hands of the most vulnerable.

Cost-of-living cheques being sent to people who have died, Paul Lane says

The province has sent out more than a quarter of the $500 dollar cost of living cheques, but some of them are going to people who have died.

The government offered explanations today about what to do with those cheques, but Independent MHA Paul Lane says the process has been anything but fluid. NTV’s Ben Cleary reports.

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