The Canada Child Benefit (CCB) is simpler, tax-free and more generous than previous child benefit programs.
The CCB was introduced on January 1, 2016, and increased on January 1, 2018 - two years ahead of schedule.
The CCB provides families a maximum annual benefit of $6,496 per child under age 6 and $5,481 per child age 6 through 17.
Cloverdale-Langley City is home to the country’s second youngest population.
In Cloverdale-Langley City, the CCB has supported 23,960 children with 13,560 average monthly payments of $560.
Total monthly payments in Cloverdale-Langley City equals $7,570,000.
The CCB has helped lift 300,000 children out of poverty in Canada.