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Justin Trudeau announced the federal budget on March 22, which promised significant funding increased for students and youth employment initiatives

Trudeau budget announces massive increase in tuition grant funding

  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 […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · education, Off Campus, Politics
(Courtesy of the Liberal Party of Canada)

Federal budget 2016: what to expect

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 […]

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty at the 2013 budget announcement. (Courtesy Jane Lytvynenko / Canadian University Press)

Federal budget focuses on students and training

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 […]