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Reflecting on our first year

Oct. 19 marked one full year that I have had the honour and privilege of representing the people of Thunder Bay-Rainy River in Parliament.

I am proud of the “Real Change” that this government has made in its first year.

With the introduction of a better-targeted child benefit, about 300,000 fewer children will be living in poverty in Canada in 2017 compared with 2014.

By now, families who already were benefiting from this program will see an average increase in the benefit of almost $2,300.

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