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Disability Tax Credit Programs Failing Thousands of Canadians: Senator Munson
Canadians with physical disabilities and serious mental health issues are being denied crucial tax credits due to a change in eligibility criteria.
Left In The Dark: Canadians With Disabilities Deserve Better From CRA
My colleagues and I learned that both of Canada's Disability Tax Credit programs are failing our most vulnerable people.
Months later, senators still seeking answers on disability tax credit
Senators are still seeking answers as to why disabled Canadians have struggled to access a key tax credit, months after an uproar over the issue forced the Liberal government to promise a revamp of the program.
Canadian senator urges Ottawa to speak out about encroachment on basic rights in Hong Kong
A Canadian senator is calling on Ottawa to speak out more forcefully about the erosion of basic rights in Hong Kong as well as Beijing's encroachment on the autonomy it previously guaranteed the former British colony.
Senator asks colleagues to ‘pass the dutchie’ in pot poem during debate
In the hours before the Liberal government’s cannabis legalization bill passed its final hurdle in the Senate Tuesday, and amid Opposition cries that legal weed would spell catastrophe for Canada, one senator asked his fellow colleagues to pass the bill – and pass the dutchie.
Liberal senators fuming after backroom deal strands whale captivity bill
Liberal senators are fuming after a deal between Conservative and Independent members of the upper house last night stalled a vote on a proposed ban on whale and dolphin captivity once again.
Senate committee split on amendment to delay cannabis bill
Paring down recommendations from four committees will be a ‘test of wills’ for members of Social Affairs, says Sen. Jim Munson.
Trudeau Presses for Legal Marijuana This Summer as Senate Wavers
Senate picks new post-Phoenix payroll provider
The Senate has signed a contract with a new payroll administrator for more than $902,000 over five years, taking a substantial step in ditching the problem-plagued Phoenix pay system.
Here's what a national autism strategy can do
“We’re living a nightmare,” says the mother of a boy with autism. The mother is Carly Sutherland. The Bedford, Nova Scotia mom is not alone in dealing with a violent child.