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Almost half of Canadians support Liberal child care plan: poll

By Bea Vongdouangchanh      

The Forum Research poll showed that Quebecers, Canadians aged 55 to 64 and those who earn $60,000 to $80,000 are more likely to support the Liberal plan. The poll also found that 40 per cent of Conservative voters and 39 per cent of NDP voters support the Liberal plan.

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More Canadians prefer the Liberal Party’s child care plan to the Conservatives’ Universal Child Care Benefit or the NDP’s $15-a-day plan, says a new poll. The Liberal plan to create a Canada Child Benefit based on income and the number of children received support from 47 per cent of Canadians, according to a poll by Forum Research, released July 8. Under the Liberal plan, all families with children will receive a tax-free monthly benefit based on their income

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