“To me that is fraud. It is counselling someone to commit a fraud and I believe that this is illegal and the police should be involved in this,” said Davies.
Elmore says the Vancouver Police Department is aware of the situation, and is looking into it.
Davies is planning to take the matter to Ottawa to try make it illegal to charge people fees to obtain COVID-19 benefits like the CERB.
"Because if there isn't a clear prohibition against charging people to access this benefit, there ought to be. And I think we should call for that immediately."