federal budget

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Trudeau government must act now on trade, taxes as possible recession looms

Canada’s unemployment rate in August rose to six per cent with Ontario leading the way, losing about 80,000 jobs.


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Federal infrastructure spending—a mess of delays and misguided priorities

Only 10.6 per cent of the nearly $100 billion in new infrastructure spending is for trade and transportation.


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If more innovation programs were all we needed to solve our innovation problems, they would have been solved a long time ago.

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The budget proposes cumulative deficits totalling $72.8 billion over the government’s first mandate.

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Federal budget turns a blind eye, ignores Canada's economic challenges

Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s budget missed an opportunity to convince investors that Canada remains a desirable place to invest.


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The government has once again refused to set a timeline for returning to a balanced budget.

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This $51 billion increase in spending represents total growth of 20.1 per cent in just three years.