Liberals want to "encourage people to be engaged in the workforce," he said.
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"I think it's a sad day for the nation."
Liberals ditched a promise to reduce the debt-to-GDP ratio.
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The Liberals are selling this budget as having been designed with women in mind.
They were once super-popular, but other investments have overshadowed savings bonds in recent years.
New president pushing 'Buy American,' more defence spending.
OTTAWA — Canadians who drink, smoke and rely on public transit will be paying more thanks to changes in the federal budget.
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It's part of a multi-pronged push to help people find homes.
This is the first budget with gender-based analysis.
The second budget of the Liberal mandate is poised to focus more on the social policies central to its agenda.
This pre-budget tradition is alive and well.
"The government is building this year's budget with not a great deal of clarity ..."
Finance Minister Bill Morneau will deliver the Liberal government's second budget on March 22.
It will be the first budget to be introduced amid the economic uncertainty of the Donald Trump era.
While growing the economy, of course.
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.
"I think a different mix of policies would be more favourable for the world."
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?
But finance department officials said the government could still find a need to advertise aspects of the budget later on.
"Every single budget is an opportunity for Canadians to understand the relationship with First Nations people, not based solely on need but on recognition."
“They are treating one class of Canadians different than another.”
"What we showed Canadians was that we are going to do what we said we were going to do."
The federal budget has escaped the scrutiny of many Canadians, for the moment. But its legacy will be significant.
The finance minister says the Liberal government has only begun to clean up the tax code with his first federal budget.
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