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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

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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The Canadian Labour Congress says today’s federal budget takes positive steps on a few key issues for working Canadians and their communities.

Posted: 22 March 2017
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CLC President Hassan Yussuff, CLC Senior Economist Angella MacEwen, and CLC Senior Researcher Emily Norgang will be available in the Railway Committee Room in Centre Block to comment once the...

Posted: 22 March 2017
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After the Trudeau government introduced its first budget last year, Canada’s unions were optimistic, but knew that much more would be needed to really build a fairer and more prosperous Canada.

Posted: 15 March 2017
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