'For low-income families with children, the probability of making even $1 is very low with only one in 10 getting that much,' says CCPA report.
NDP MP Nathan Cullen says Conservatives will use time allocation and closure motions to ensure cheques are out the door on time. 'They are desperate to get out these cheques so they can buy a few votes,' Mr. Cullen says.
The House of Commons concluded its fall sitting on Dec.12, but the Senate continued to study and pass legislation up until Dec. 16. Here is a look at where things stand heading into 2015, and all the bills that have become law this fall.