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Federal Budget

Canadians expect their federal government to address economic recovery, the lack of good jobs, record-high levels of household debt, a lack of retirement security and inadequate employment insurance coverage. This should be done in this year’s federal budget.

The CLC has called on the government to address four key issues that would help both income security and the well-being of Canadians: good jobs, health care, childcare, and retirement security in the 2015 budget.

Issues and Research

The 2018 federal budget - released Tuesday - centred around "Equality + Growth" and contained a moderate commitment to both. The budget plan delivers noteworthy progress in several priority areas...

Posted: 2 March 2018
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Canada’s unions say they are pleased to see this year’s federal budget commit to moving forward on universal pharmacare and pay equity.

Posted: 27 February 2018
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Canada’s economy is growing and that means this year’s federal budget can invest in ways that will have a positive impact on workers’ day-to-day lives. Here are some of the things we’ll be looking...

Posted: 21 February 2018
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Canada’s unions are welcoming the Ontario government’s commitment to a universal approach to child care and say the federal government must do the same.

Posted: 7 June 2017
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Compared to the significant announcements made in the 2016 budget and fall economic statement, Wednesday’s federal budget is much more modest, lacking the same ambition to address the pressing...

Posted: 24 March 2017
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Compared to the significant announcements made in the 2016 budget and fall economic statement, Wednesday’s federal budget is much more modest, lacking the same ambition to address the pressing...

Posted: 24 March 2017
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