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An Affordable Place to Call Home

High housing costs, especially in urban centres, continue to place middle class and low-income Canadians under huge financial pressure. A long-term plan for a faster-growing Canadian economy must include housing that is affordable for working Canadians, especially young families. Stable housing is critical for communities and for a strong middle class. The COVID-19 recession has…

Action on Climate Change

Our government recognizes that climate change is real.  COVID-19 has shown us how Canadians have what it takes to come together, to mobilize, and to act in the face of a crisis. The climate crisis is just as great a challenge. Climate change is the challenge of our times, and it is also one of…

Supporting Seniors

After a lifetime of hard work, our seniors deserve a secure and dignified retirement. That’s why the government is committed to increasing Old Age Security (OAS) benefits for seniors age 75 and older and helping provinces strengthen long term care.  To achieve these aims, Budget 2021 proposes to:  Meet the immediate needs of seniors by…

Strong Indigenous Communities

No relationship is more important to the federal government than our relationship with Indigenous peoples. The federal government continues to work with Indigenous peoples to build a nation-to-nation, Inuit-Crown, government-to-government relationship—one based on respect, partnership, and recognition of rights.  Through Budget 2021, the federal government is proposing a historic, new investment of over $18 billion…

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