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Ending interest on student, apprentice loans, enhancing Canada Workers Benefit

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Miramichi – In the recent 2022 Fall Economic Statement, the Government of Canada highlighted its plan to continue its sound stewardship of the economy and to be there for Canadians. To help families cope with increasing costs, like rising prices at the checkout counter, the government is delivering targeted support to the Canadians who need it the most, including by doubling the …

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Trudeau talks of initiatives taken by Canada on Eradication of Poverty Day

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: “Ending poverty and making life more affordable for people is a top priority for the Government of Canada. Today, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we reflect on the progress we have made toward this crucial goal, and the …

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Making Dental Care More Affordable: Canada Dental Benefit

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Ottawa – Seeing a dentist is important for our health, but it can be expensive. A third of Canadians currently do not have dental insurance, and in 2018, more than one in five Canadians reported avoiding dental care because of the cost. For these reasons, the government has previously committed to providing dental care for uninsured Canadians with a family …

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Deputy PM on growing economy, making life more affordable

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Ottawa – Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said the following on growing economy, making life more affordable: Thank you very much, Tony [Van Bynen, MP for Newmarket-Aurora].  Thank you all for being here. And, I hope Darren [Kirk, President and CEO of Exco] won’t mind my saying: he said to me that moving from working in finance to working here has …