Budget A Missed Opportunity to Reduce Inequality: Mulcair

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Canadians had high expectations for today’s Liberal budget, but what they got instead were missed opportunities to tackle inequality and backtracking on key commitments. They shortchanged First Nations education by $230 million and First Nations child welfare by $130 million in the first year alone.

“Families across Canada are worried about their jobs and struggling to make ends meet – but today’s budget told them they would have to wait longer for help,” said NDP Leader Tom Mulcair. “The government missed an opportunity today to really deliver change.”

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JULY 2017

Vol. 11 - No. 12


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