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Many Canadians often confused by CPP rules

OTTAWA—Internal evaluations of the Canada Pension Plan show the retirement system is poorly understood by most of the public—a problem retiree Evan Brett avoided only through luck and meticulous record-keeping.

The 76-year-old realtor and his wife, Latifah, dove into their files at their Langley, B.C. home a decade ago when Latifah applied for retirement benefits.

New benefit will help tackle child poverty: Trudeau

OTTAWA—More than a year ago, Justin Trudeau stood in Dinty’s restaurant in Gatineau, Que. and promised a new child benefit that would help low-income Canadians.

Yesterday, he stood in the same restaurant and pointed to almost $1.74 billion in new Canada child benefit payments that rolled out that morning to more than three million families.