Parenthood

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The Impossible Price of the Motherhood Tax

Children are expensive. But what may surprise you is children are far and away more expensive for women than men. The “Motherhood Tax” is a term that describes the difference…
How Does Maternity & Parental Leave Work in Canada?

How Does Maternity Leave Work in Canada?

Canada has one of the most generous maternity and parental leave programs in the developed world. But most people won’t ask “how does maternity leave work in Canada?” until they…

The Canada Learning Bond Explained

Lower-income Canadian families using an RESP also have the option of maximizing their return through the Canada Learning Bond, or CLB. The CLB can provide up to $2,000 worth of…
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The Canada Child (CCB) Benefit Explained

The Canada Child Benefit (CCB) is a monthly payment made by the Government of Canada to eligible families with children. Given the high costs of raising a child, this payment…
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