This year, Canada Day weekend will see some of the country's richest people at least in Ontario get a little poorer, the poorest seniors get a tiny bit richer, refugees and would-be immigrants perhaps a little frustrated and MPs come out ahead, as usual, according to CBC. The maximum basic Old Age Security benefit paid to people age 65 or older rises $4.86 a month to $544.98 for people making less than $69,562 a year and as the midpoint in the calendar year, and a nationally symbolic one at that, June 30 and July 1 are dates on which new regulations or tax changes often come into effect or current ones expire and quarterly adjustments are made to some government programs. Here's a look at some of the changes coming into effect this holiday weekend: 1. Seniors get a bit more money (www.immigrantscanada.com).
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