Bill Morneau Budget

How Much Do We Tax The Middle Class?

Tim Paziuk | Posted 04.06.2017 | Canada Business
Tim Paziuk

The Liberal Government has stated they want to build a strong middle class, but who comprises the middle class? Mr. Morneau in his 2017 budget speech stated, "All Canadians must pay their fair share of taxes," but what is a "fair share"? Let's do the math and find out.

Daniel Tencer

Basic Income 'Not Something We're Looking At': Finance Minister | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.24.2017 | Canada Business

Liberals want to "encourage people to be engaged in the workforce," he said.

Budget Continues Discrimination Against Indigenous Kids: Cindy Blackstock

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 03.23.2017 | Canada Politics

"I think it's a sad day for the nation."

Althia Raj

Morneau Touts Responsibility, Despite No Plan To Return To Balance | Althia Raj | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada Politics

Liberals ditched a promise to reduce the debt-to-GDP ratio.

Liberal MP's Rule-Breaking Photo Used To Fuel Tory Filibuster

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada Politics

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Trudeau Gov't Pledges $101 Million To Reduce Violence Against Women

cp | Joanna Smith | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada Living

The Liberals are selling this budget as having been designed with women in mind.

Liberals End Canada Savings Bonds Program

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2017 | Canada Business

They were once super-popular, but other investments have overshadowed savings bonds in recent years.

Trump Challenges Not Major Focus Of Liberal Spending Plan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada Politics

New president pushing 'Buy American,' more defence spending.

Federal Budget Means Higher Costs For Drinkers, Smokers, Transit Riders

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2017 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Canadians who drink, smoke and rely on public transit will be paying more thanks to changes in the federal budget. Finance Minister Bill...

Liberals Dedicate Billions To Cities, Provinces For Affordable Housing

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada Politics

It's part of a multi-pronged push to help people find homes.

Trudeau Government Unveils Its 2nd Federal Budget

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada Politics

This is the first budget with gender-based analysis.

Liberals' 2nd Federal Budget Has Little Room For Spending

CP | Joanna Smith and Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2017 | Canada

The second budget of the Liberal mandate is poised to focus more on the social policies central to its agenda.

Hey, Bill Morneau! Nice Budget-Day Shoes!

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 03.20.2017 | Canada Style

This pre-budget tradition is alive and well.

U.S. Uncertainty Looms Over Canada's Budget

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2017 | Canada Politics

"The government is building this year's budget with not a great deal of clarity ..."

Federal Budget Won't Have Measures To Address Trump Uncertainties

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2017 | Canada Politics

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will deliver the Liberal government's second budget on March 22.

Morneau Announces Federal Budget Date

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2017 | Canada Politics

It will be the first budget to be introduced amid the economic uncertainty of the Donald Trump era.

Being 'Fiscally Prudent' Priority For 2nd Liberal Budget: Morneau

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2017 | Canada Politics

While growing the economy, of course.

Unclean Drinking Water On Reserves 'Completely Unacceptable': Morneau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2017 | Canada Politics

He said the government's move to invest $8.4 billion in the country's aboriginal population over the next five years will profoundly change the situation.

Risk Of A Second Great Depression Hasn't Receded, Poloz Says

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.16.2017 | Canada Business

"I think a different mix of policies would be more favourable for the world."

'Some Baloney' In Liberals' Claim On Infrastructure Cash

CP | Joan Bryden , The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2017 | Canada Politics

Did the Liberals' maiden budget deliver on Justin Trudeau's core election campaign promise to create jobs and long-term economic growth by investing heavily in infrastructure?

Government Won't Use Paid Ads For Federal Budget, Morneau Says

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2017 | Canada Politics

But finance department officials said the government could still find a need to advertise aspects of the budget later on.

Fight Less, Spend More On First Nations: Liberal Advisor To Morneau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2017 | Canada Politics

"Every single budget is an opportunity for Canadians to understand the relationship with First Nations people, not based solely on need but on recognition."

Conservatives Accuse Liberals Of Engaging In Class Warfare

The Huffington Post Canada | Althia Raj | Posted 03.28.2016 | Canada Politics

“They are treating one class of Canadians different than another.”

Althia Raj

Liberals 'Absolutely' Kept Promises Despite $29.4B Deficit: Morneau | Althia Raj | Posted 03.26.2016 | Canada Politics

"What we showed Canadians was that we are going to do what we said we were going to do."

3 Ways Politics Touched Canadians This Week

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2017 | Canada Politics

The federal budget has escaped the scrutiny of many Canadians, for the moment. But its legacy will be significant.