Politics

Bob Dechert's income-splitting comments spark Twitter backlash

Mississauga MP Bob Dechert is coming under fire from opposition supporters over comments he made to a local paper on the Conservative plan to bring in limited income splitting and increase the existing child tax benefit.

Mississauga MP suggested that newcomer families 'used to' having mothers stay home

Mississauga MP Bob Dechert told a local newspaper that, in some immigrant families, mothers are "used to" staying home with their children and not sending them to daycare. (The Canadian Press)

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