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Ottawa enacts measured, well-targeted response to coronavirus downturn

The Trudeau government announced temporary increases to the GST credit and Canada Child Benefit.


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Trudeau government’s COVID-19 fiscal response avoids major mistakes

Ottawa will spend up to $27 billion supporting individual Canadians and businesses.


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The two biggest automatic stabilizers from Ottawa are income taxes and employment insurance payments.