Canada at War: THE DOMINION: Diaper Dole

The Canadian Government last week proposed to give away money every month for every child in Canada under 16.

This nationwide bonanza would begin July 1, 1945. It would be a permanent addition to Canada's social-security program. The new payments, called family allowances, would probably be made by check, to parents and guardians. Basic monthly allowances: $5 for every child of five and under; $6 for every child of six to ten; $7 for those of ten to 13; $8 for 13-to-16-year-olds.

Money from Heaven. Lest the Government be accused of directly subsidizing procreation, there were limits. Families with more...

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