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Minister of Defence Anita Anand reaches to congratulate Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland after she delivered the federal budget in the House of Commons as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Liberal Members of Parliament look on, Thursday, April 7, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Federal budget ignores global demand for oil and gas, says Red Deer MP

Budget does little to attract business investment

 

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh speaks in reaction following the release of the federal budget, on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Thursday, April 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal budget will have the support of the NDP, but will also face opposition

Environment policy sore spot for NDP, Conservatives call it an ‘NDP tax-and-spend’ budget

 

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland rises during Question Period, in Ottawa, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Budget 2022: Flush from booming economy, Feds eye growth with $56B in new spending

Budget 2022: Flush from booming economy, Feds eye growth with $56B in new spending

 

Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speak with members of the media before the release of the federal budget, on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Thursday, April 7, 2022. Ottawa has unveiled a tax credit worth $2.6 billion over five years to help Canada’s energy sector invest in carbon capture and storage technology. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Budget 2022: Ottawa unveils $2.6B carbon capture tax credit for energy sector

Budget 2022: Ottawa unveils $2.6B carbon capture tax credit for energy sector

Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speak with members of the media before the release of the federal budget, on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, Thursday, April 7, 2022. Ottawa has unveiled a tax credit worth $2.6 billion over five years to help Canada’s energy sector invest in carbon capture and storage technology. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Copies of the 2022 federal budget are seen on a table as journalists work in the media lockup, ahead of the tabling of the federal budget, in Ottawa, on Thursday, April 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Budget 2022: Liberals rejig $15B toward new business investment fund

‘Canada Growth Fund’ designed to alleviate risks for private firms to spend on research and technology

Copies of the 2022 federal budget are seen on a table as journalists work in the media lockup, ahead of the tabling of the federal budget, in Ottawa, on Thursday, April 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland receives applause as she points to a pin she wears in support for Ukraine as she tables the federal budget in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Thursday, April 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Budget 2022: Booming economy feeds federal focus on growth with $31B in new spending

Cash aimed at boosting supply chains, housing supplies and businesses investment

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland receives applause as she points to a pin she wears in support for Ukraine as she tables the federal budget in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Thursday, April 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland participates in a media availability to discuss Canadian sanctions on Russia, as Russia continues to invade Ukraine, in Ottawa, on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Freeland is warning Canadians against fighting for Russia in Ukraine, saying anyone who does so could face severe consequences.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

After two years of uncertainty, Liberals ready budget under shifting circumstances

A former Liberal budget director said the government should be careful how it earmarks billions

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland participates in a media availability to discuss Canadian sanctions on Russia, as Russia continues to invade Ukraine, in Ottawa, on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Freeland is warning Canadians against fighting for Russia in Ukraine, saying anyone who does so could face severe consequences.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh take part in the federal election English-language Leaders debate in Gatineau, Que., on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Federal budget the first important moment for NDP-Liberal pact, says finance critic

NDP looking to see how far Liberals are moving forward on pledges made in the deal

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh take part in the federal election English-language Leaders debate in Gatineau, Que., on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal Liberals set to deliver budget on April 7, Freeland tells House of Commons

Federal Liberals set to deliver budget on April 7, Freeland tells House of Commons

Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal Liberals set to deliver budget on April 7, Freeland tells House of Commons

Budget expected to include first steps on national pharmacare and dental care

Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland stands during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland adjusts her notes during a joint news conference in Ottawa, on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Liberals ready to release update on federal finances, outlook for Canadian economy

Government predicted this year’s deficit to be $155 billion

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland adjusts her notes during a joint news conference in Ottawa, on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland joins Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they participate in a virtual discussion from Ottawa on Monday, May 3, 2021, with seniors from Residence Memphremagog in Magog, Quebec. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal budget ‘overstates’ economic impact of stimulus spending, budget officer says

Federal budget ‘overstates’ economic impact of stimulus spending, budget officer says

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland joins Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they participate in a virtual discussion from Ottawa on Monday, May 3, 2021, with seniors from Residence Memphremagog in Magog, Quebec. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The Business Council of Alberta says the federal budget is nearly silent on Canada’s energy sector. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Business Council of Alberta mostly disappointed in federal budget

Investments in childcare and early learning commended

The Business Council of Alberta says the federal budget is nearly silent on Canada’s energy sector. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins (Photo contributed)

Federal budget strangles job growth, says MP Blaine Calkins

‘It is most certainly not a balanced budget’

Red Deer-Lacombe MP Blaine Calkins (Photo contributed)
Mountain Men’s Barbershop co-owners Laura-Lee Gambee, left, and Heidi Forster pose in their Collingwood, Ont., shop in an undated handout image. Small business owners and the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses say companies started in the months leading up to COVID-19 or those that opened during the pandemic don’t qualify for the recently-extended rent or wage subdies or a new hiring subsidy the government announced Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Kiley VanderMeer

New, young small businesses left out of federal budget want more aid: CFIB

Eligibility requirements for subsidies need improving

Mountain Men’s Barbershop co-owners Laura-Lee Gambee, left, and Heidi Forster pose in their Collingwood, Ont., shop in an undated handout image. Small business owners and the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses say companies started in the months leading up to COVID-19 or those that opened during the pandemic don’t qualify for the recently-extended rent or wage subdies or a new hiring subsidy the government announced Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Kiley VanderMeer
Governor of the Bank of Canada Tiff Macklem holds a press conference at the Bank Of Canada in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Governor of the Bank of Canada Tiff Macklem holds a press conference at the Bank Of Canada in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, centre, tables the federal budget in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Monday April 19, 2021. The federal government unveiled spending plans to manage the remainder of the COVID-19 crisis and chart an economic course for a post-pandemic Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Conservatives, Bloc Quebecois to propose budget rewrites as debate starts

O’Toole has signalled that his party will propose its own economic recovery plan

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, centre, tables the federal budget in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Monday April 19, 2021. The federal government unveiled spending plans to manage the remainder of the COVID-19 crisis and chart an economic course for a post-pandemic Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland delivers the federal budget in the House of Commons as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks on in Ottawa on Monday April 19, 2021. The federal government unveiled spending plans to manage the remainder of the COVID-19 crisis and chart an economic course for a post-pandemic Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal Budget 2021: Liberals bank on child care, business aid to prod growth

Federal Budget 2021: Liberals bank on child care, business aid to prod growth

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland delivers the federal budget in the House of Commons as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks on in Ottawa on Monday April 19, 2021. The federal government unveiled spending plans to manage the remainder of the COVID-19 crisis and chart an economic course for a post-pandemic Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Federal Liberals to deliver 2020 budget on March 30, Morneau says

Federal Liberals to deliver 2020 budget on March 30, Morneau says

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals will deliver the first budget of their…

Federal Liberals to deliver 2020 budget on March 30, Morneau says
Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the government has the fiscal wiggle room to help businesses through any challenges posed by the new coronavirus, in a March 8, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Conservatives call for spending cuts, waste reduction in federal budget

OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are calling for spending cuts and waste…

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the government has the fiscal wiggle room to help businesses through any challenges posed by the new coronavirus, in a March 8, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)