The second quarter saw a spike to 28.2 per cent, the highest savings rate since at least 1961.
B.C. spends 19.6 per cent less than New Brunswick per student—$14,768 versus $11,879.
The Canada Child Benefit will cost a planned $24.3 billion this year.
The number of people needing “hampers” from the food bank increased by more than 50 per cent.