Publications, opinions, and speeches


Improving the lives of people living in deep poverty in New Brunswick

Published on 03/03/2023

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Maytree’s submission is focused on ensuring that the New Brunswick government takes action to strengthen the province’s social safety net, so that those living in deep poverty can live a life with dignity.

To this end, Maytree recommends that the New Brunswick government:

  1. Increase benefit amounts for people receiving social assistance.
  2. Increase and index earning exemption amounts for social assistance recipients.
  3. Transform part of the Canada Workers Benefit (CWB) into the proposed Canada Working-Age Supplement (CWAS).

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Income security, Poverty


Written submission for the New Brunswick pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2023 provincial budget.