Liberals take wait-and-see approach with 2017 federal budget
Finance Minister Bill Morneau has put off tax hikes on wealthier Canadians, delivering a budget Wednesday that promises new money for job training, child care and social housing but offers no plan to improve the country’s debt outlook.
A Populist Moment, Another Status-Quo Budget
The Trudeau government's new budget, rather than delivering activist government as it promised to do, reveals a party that turns more and more conservative in power. Luke Savage argues there are no new measures that will truly attack inequality, precarious work and other economic hardships facing so many struggling Canadians.