05/27/2013 03:14 EDT | Updated 07/27/2013 05:12 EDT

Jim Flaherty makes charitable donations announcement

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced a new measure to encourage charitable donations at an event in Southern Ontario Monday.

In his March budget, Flaherty announced a new "super" tax break to encourage young people to become charitable donors.

Flaherty made the announcement at a not-for-profit agency that provides mental health services for children and youthin Kitchener-Waterloo.