federal budget

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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.