Federal budget released #CDNpoli
The Liberals introduced the federal budget on Monday.
The 739-page budget was tabled by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland.
The highlights include:
$30 billion over the span of five years for a national child care system.
$101.4 billion in spending over three years to kick-start the economy and transition to a green economy.
$18 billion for healthier Indigenous communities.
Funds were also allocated to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The deficit stands at $354.2 billion for 2020 and $154.7 billion for 2021 to 2022.