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Anti-poverty groups urging Trudeau government to boost child benefit

OTTAWA – A national coalition of anti-poverty groups is asking the Trudeau government to boost the basic amount it provides in child benefits in hopes of cutting… 599 more words


Indexing Canada Child Benefit to inflation would cost extra $5.8B by 2026, watchdog says

OTTAWA – The parliamentary budget watchdog says the government’s cornerstone child benefit will end up costing billions more after the next election if its value increases with the cost of living. 146 more words


Canada Child Benefit should increase with inflation, anti-poverty group says

OTTAWA – An anti-poverty group is calling on the federal government to make a small change to its key measure to combat child poverty rates to ensure families aren’t left behind as the cost of living rises. 392 more words