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The Banks family of Tignish joined me today as I discussed our government’s enhanced Universal Child Care Benefit which went into effect today. Starting today, payments of $520 for each child un ... Read More
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I was pleased to chat with Brian Aylward, left, treasurer of the Skinners Pond Port Authority and David Aylward, president, following my announcement of funding for port improvements. The work is sche ... Read More
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Very proud to be with Veterans Affairs Minister Erin O’Toole today as he announced Veterans Affairs Canada is delivering on its commitment to service excellence by hiring 61 new employees at the ... Read More
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In September of 2011 Vance Easter almost lost his life due to an accident.  He credits the quick actions of his daughter and two gentlemen who were passing by and stopped to help with saving his life ... Read More

Today, parents get child care payments from Harper Government

July 21, 2015


Lump sum child care benefit of about $500 per child hits parents’ bank accounts and mailboxes, totalling $3 billion in a single day.

July 20, 2015 – Tignish, Prince Edward Island – Employment and Social Development Canada

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Member of Parliament ... Read More