Government 2023, November
October 15 is the International Day of Perinatal Mourning. The bereavement of an unborn child is a difficult ordeal for parents. Did you know that there are leaves provided for this purpose in the Act respecting labor standards?
Preventive reassignment is a preventive measure that aims above all to keep pregnant or breastfeeding workers safe in their jobs
Changing your child's name isn't easy, but it can be done. Here are all the steps to go through to get there
In my life as a mother, I manage a lot of things: the family agenda, homework, loads, meals, going to and from school… and my job. Few things are beyond my control. Very little. Except a tragedy
What protections do common-law couples in Quebec deny themselves – and their children – by deciding not to marry? This article is the first in a series of two that answers the question
What protections do common-law couples in Quebec deny themselves – and their children – by deciding not to marry?
Nearly 38% of Quebec couples live in a common-law relationship. Common law spouses do not have the same rights as married couples, yet many think they do
If you went through adoption procedures and incurred costs in 2011, this tax credit applies to you
If you incurred expenses related to artificial insemination or in vitro fertilization in 2011, this tax credit is for you
If you meet certain conditions, you could receive the tax credit for childcare expenses by advance payment
A refundable tax credit may be granted to you if you meet specific conditions. They are different provincially and federally, be careful
If you paid child care expenses in 2011, even your share for $7 day care, you may be eligible for a federal deduction
If you have taken adoption steps and therefore costs, the federal government also offers you a tax credit
In addition to physical activities, artistic activities can also lead to a federal tax credit
The disability amount is a federal non-refundable tax credit used to reduce income tax payable
You absolutely must complete your tax return to be able to claim this amount for public transit from the federal government
To the Government of Canada, a dependent is as much a child as a parent. Come and read the conditions to claim this amount
This GST/HST credit program helps reduce all or part of the GST/HST that low-income Canadians pay when buying goods and services
What is the Quebec Parental Insurance Plan? How does it work and how much does it give? Here is a very interesting summary of what the QPIP program provides
We repeat it often: we are very lucky in Quebec to be en titled to maternity leave, which can last almost a year. But what about elsewhere in the world? Is it the same everywhere?
The CCTB amount you will receive in 2012-2013 will be determined based on your 2011 income
The Act respecting labor standards provides for various leaves following the birth of a child. What are the differences between each of them and what are the rights of workers when returning to work?
Being sued for your children's mischief is possible! A judgment could even be rendered directly against you, as the holder of parental authority. Here's how and why
Different from the declaration and the birth certificate, here is what the birth certificate is used for, the first document of legal identity of a baby, and also the most complete
An accident, serious illness, death… Who will take care of your child if you are no longer able to do so? Even if these situations are difficult to envisage, it is necessary to be prepared for them
Separated or divorced, you may be en titled to receive child support. A short guide to know everything
Here is the directory of regional Youth Protection offices since each region has a regional directorate to refer to
Important changes regarding accessibility to legal aid will come into effect on January 1, 2014. In addition, separating parents are already en titled to services at reduced or even free costs
When we think of the bond that unites you to your children, we think of love. The law, even if it does not question this love, recognizes this link by filiation
The National Child Benefit Supplement (NCBS) is included in the CCTB and is paid monthly to low-income families with children under the age of 18
A child is life-changing and wallet-shattering! Fortunately, many government programs allow you to get a financial boost for your little one. Why deprive yourself of it?
This financial assistance is paid to all families who have a child under the age of 18 recognized as disabled. It is the same for all children, regardless of disability or family income
The Child Assistance payment is financial assistance paid to all eligible families with dependent children under the age of 18 residing with them
When a baby is born, there are a host of forms to complete to formalize his birth. Fortunately, the hospital or the birth center will give you the basic papers
Becoming a parent has rights, but also obligations. Let's take a look at what you need to know
There is enough anxiety to manage when you return to the job market without worrying about the possibilities that your position has been filled permanently in your absence