Mr. Chair, Liberals oppose this division, because we have presented a better plan for Canadian families, the Liberal Canada child benefit. The Liberal plan will actually provide Canadian families with one bigger and fairer tax-free monthly cheque to help families with the high cost of raising their children. Under the Liberal plan, a typical two-parent family with two kids, earning $90,000 per year, will get $490 tax-free every month. Under the Conservatives and Bill C-59, that same family receives only around $275 per month after tax. Compared with the Conservative plan, the Liberal plan will provide that family with an additional $2,500 more help, tax-free, every year.
Now, with the Liberal plan, a typical one-parent family with a child—
The Chair: Okay.
Hon. Scott Brison: —earning $30,000 per year—
Mr. Andrew Saxton: Is this a paid-for announcement?
Hon. Scott Brison: I have to endure your talking points, so you may—
The Chair: Order.
Hon. Scott Brison: I have to listen to your talking points. At least I wrote mine.
But with one child, earning $30,000 per year, they'll actually get $533 tax-free every month. Under the Conservatives and Bill C-59—