Providing Additional Support for Families Through the Canada Child Benefit (CCB)

Now more than ever, the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) is a lifeline for Canadians with small children continuing to struggle with the financial impacts of COVID-19. That is why our government is providing additional payments through the CCB this year to support families through the pandemic. Families will receive up to $1,200 per child [...]

2021-05-13T10:09:58-04:000 Comments

Mental Health Week – “Understanding Your Emotions”

From May 3-9 we mark Mental Health Week. The 2021 edition is different from the others because Canadians face so many uncertainties as a result of COVID-19, and we know that the mental health of many people is suffering. This annual campaign invites communities, schools and workplaces to come together to celebrate, protect and [...]

2021-05-04T11:45:31-04:000 Comments

Investing in Canadian businesses

This budget is the most small-business-friendly budget in Canadian history. Small businesses like restaurants, barbershops, and neighbourhood grocers, and the people that work for them, are the cornerstone of our communities and the backbone of our economy. These businesses, and the workers and communities who rely on them, will be critical to our recovery [...]

2021-04-29T13:22:07-04:000 Comments

Investing in the future of young Canadians

Young Canadians have been among the most impacted by COVID-19, missing important milestones and experiencing some of the highest job losses of any age group. Budget 2021 invests to make life more affordable for young Canadians, places them at the centre of our recovery, and creates new opportunities for today and tomorrow. These new [...]

2021-04-29T11:08:22-04:000 Comments

Helping all Canadians find a safe and affordable place to call home

Since 2015, we have helped more than 1 million Canadians find a safe and affordable place to call home. But with housing costs continue to rise across the country, middle and low-income Canadians are continuing to feel the increased financial burdens. That’s why Budget 2021 invests in affordable housing, so we can make life [...]

2021-04-26T10:10:01-04:000 Comments

Budget 2021- Creating jobs and growth to build a stronger middle class

Yesterday, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance presented Budget 2021. Through this legislation, our government is taking the next steps in our plan to fight COVID-19, while putting people first, creating jobs, growing the middle class and setting businesses on track for long-term prosperity. Budget 2021 builds on the work we’ve been [...]

2021-04-20T11:46:02-04:000 Comments

The deadline to file income tax and benefit returns is fast approaching!

Filing an income tax and benefit return on time makes sense for a number of reasons: Taxpayers receiving COVID-19 recovery benefits, such as the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB), Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB), and Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB), avoid having their recovery benefit payments paused while the CRA validates eligibility. It enables you [...]

2021-04-19T12:23:00-04:000 Comments

More than 8.8 million vaccines have been administered to Canadians

We promised Canadians that COVID-19 vaccine shipments would dramatically accelerate during the spring and summer, and we’ve stuck to our word. This week alone, Canada received more than a million doses from Pfizer, as well as more than 850,000 doses from Moderna. By the end of June, we’ll receive more than 44 million doses [...]

2021-04-15T10:43:23-04:000 Comments

$ 150 million for improved ventilation in public buildings

The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced $150 million for better ventilation in public buildings to help reduce the risk of aerosol transmission of COVID-19. These investments will help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission by funding projects to assess, monitor, and improve indoor air quality and ventilation, including upgrades or [...]

2021-04-14T10:28:52-04:000 Comments
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