The Peace operation is seen connected Parliament Hill, Sept. 20, 2022 successful Ottawa. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)
MPs unanimously passed authorities contiguous to temporarily treble GST rebates to assistance low- and modest-income Canadians, and the measure volition present beryllium sent to the Senate.
The national authorities has been facing governmental unit for months to present alleviation to Canadians who are dealing with rising inflation.
Once the measure becomes law, radical who are eligible for the GST rebate volition person a lump-sum outgo equivalent to the rebate cheques that volition beryllium sent successful October and January.
The authorities expects it volition instrumentality 3 to 4 weeks for the payments to spell retired aft the measure receives royal assent.
The measurement is portion of a acceptable of 3 caller policies the Liberals projected past period to assistance Canadians woody with the rising outgo of living.
The different 2 are a caller dental-care payment for children nether 12 from debased and modest-income families, and a one-time $500 lodging rental allowance for low-income renters.