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This year, the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) is getting a boost and eligible families will be able to get almost $7,000 towards the cost of raising children.

The increase was announced back in July, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirming that qualifying families would be able to get more money from the feds to help with childcare costs for those under the age of 18.

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Check your bank accounts, parents! The Canada Child Benefit (CCB) is getting a boost in 2022 and payments have gone up already.

In a video message shared on Wednesday, July 20, PM Justin Trudeau confirmed that CCB payments had increased effective "today."

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NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is calling for the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) to get an increase of $500 per year, taking the maximum amount on offer up to $7,333 per year.

Speaking at a campaign event in Peterborough on May 11, the party leader got real about rising living costs in Canada, including record-high gas and grocery prices.

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The federal government is offering eligible parents up to $7,200 to help them save for their child's future education.

If you haven't heard of it before, the Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) is money that the government adds to a child's savings plan, to help them pay for post-secondary education when they're old enough.

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The federal government has announced that the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) is getting another boost, taking the maximum annual benefit up to $6,833 per child under the age of 6.

The increase — announced on July 20 — means families with kids aged between 6 and 17 will be able to claim a maximum of $5,765 per child in 2021.

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