Resources

Canada Child Benefit

The Canada child benefit (CCB) is administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). It is a tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families to help with the cost of raising children under 18 years of age. The CCB may include the child disability benefit and any related provincial and territorial programs.

Child Disability Benefit

The child disability benefit is a tax-free monthly payment made to families who care for a child under age 18 with a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions.

Child and Family Benefits

Includes Canada child benefit, goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) credit, their related provincial and territorial programs, as well as Canada workers benefit and other federal programs.

Information on Child Bullying 2

Information on anti-bullying programs, handling bullying situations, community approach as well as anti-bullying initiatives in Canada.

Information on Child Spanking 2

Information on what is wrong with spanking, managing children's behavior, and details on the position of the laws as regards spanking in Canada.

Information on Schooling in Canada 2

A prepared guide for newcomers to schooling in Nova Scotia. This guide provides information on school procedures, educational practices, curriculum and more. 

Canadian Maternity and Parental Benefits

Employment Insurance maternity and parental benefits provide financial assistance to:

  • people who are away from work because they're pregnant or have recently given birth

  • parents who are away from work to care for their newborn or newly adopted child

Financial Checklists when Starting a Family

Includes information you would need and important factors to consider before and after you have your child.

Information on Child Bullying 1

Information on bullying being a power struggle that sometimes need the intervention of parents and guardians to prevent from happening or stop if already happening.

Information on Child Spanking 1

Information on managing children's behavior and details on the position of the laws as regards spanking in Canada.

Information on Schooling in Canada 1

Information on education and schooling in Canada including how to enrol or apply.

Useful Parenting Tips

Includes useful information and tips that would help parents at parenting.