By Sidney O’Reilly The Canadian government has made a major pledge to Canadian students and youth — $1.53 billion over the next five years and $329 million each year thereafter in grants for students. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau followed through on many of his electoral promises to students in The Liberal government’s first budget was unveiled March 22. Despite the deficit […]
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By Sidney O’Reilly Canada’s first federal budget under the Trudeau government will be unveiled later today. The much-anticipated budget is set to address five main topics. These include the Canada Child Benefit – a promise to aid families earning under $200,000 per year, the deficit, which is expected to nearly double the government’s projected numbers, middle-class tax cuts and infrastructure […]
By Jane Lytvynenko – Canadian University Press In a bid to foster job creation, the Conservative budget, presented on Feb. 11, took a student and training focus. Aiming to ease debt loads and address a “skills mismatch,” the Economic Action Plan introduced new programs and changes in funding to existing government initiatives like apprenticeships, internships and research funding. “Creating jobs […]