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.