Statement on the Introduction of Bill C-35, The Canada Disability Benefit Act

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In this statement, Minister Qualtrough’s commitment to following through on the government’s promise to create the Canada Disability Benefit is recognized. Bill C-35 establishes the legislative framework for a new federal income support benefit to support working age adults with disabilities and will supplement – not replace – existing federal and provincial/territorial income supports people with disabilities receive.

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