Government transfer payments to persons

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Government transfer payments to persons
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
  $ millions
All government levels 136,247 145,754 154,609 165,101 176,630
Federal 67,903 70,547 76,578 81,119 88,051
  Family and youth allowances 165 187 205 210 211
  Child tax benefit or credit 9,174 9,470 9,495 9,468 9,716
  Pensions - First and Second World Wars 1,584 1,693 1,694 1,696 1,686
  War veterans' allowances 289 331 464 588 639
  Grants to aboriginal persons and organizations 5,752 5,823 6,179 7,534 6,532
  Goods and services tax credit 3,472 3,566 3,599 3,692 3,942
  Employment insurance benefits 12,937 12,498 12,561 13,275 18,755
  Old Age Security Fund payments 29,085 30,468 31,929 33,538 34,973
  Scholarships and research grants 789 858 883 922 880
  Miscellaneous and other transfers 4,656 4,478 7,118 7,678 8,127
Provincial 33,297 38,570 39,446 42,922 45,030
  Social assistance, income maintenance 6,918 7,123 7,480 7,784 8,232
  Social assistance, other 3,445 3,791 3,989 4,354 4,986
  Workers compensation benefits 5,229 5,316 5,500 5,797 5,970
  Grants to benevolent associations 9,581 10,593 11,280 12,153 12,877
  Miscellaneous transfers 8,124 10,917 9,745 11,273 11,316
Local 3,026 2,976 3,305 3,827 4,268
Canada Pension Plan 24,225 25,417 26,624 28,089 29,611
Quebec Pension Plan 7,796 8,244 8,656 9,144 9,670

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