Employment and Social Development Minister Pierre Poilievre needs your help, again.
The May 1 deadline to register for the expanded Universal Child Care Benefit has come and gone, but Poilievre doesn’t seem satisfied with the results of his push to get more families registered to receive benefits from the expanded program.
Poilievre announced Friday that the government is extending the deadline for two weeks, in an effort to entice more Canadians to take advantage of the benefit.
And, like he did weeks ago when the government’s campaign to get more registrants signed up for the UCCB took off, he’s asking for help from media and the public to get the word out.
Poilievre took to Twitter to push the announcement and said — pointing to Manitoba in particular — that 7600 families in that province won’t get UCCB benefits in July unless they register by May 15.Read More »from Ottawa extends deadline to apply for expanded child care benefits