"While there are some positive promises in this federal budget, it does not go nearly far enough to deliver on those things that Canadians most desperately need right now." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“For Canada to be a real leader in gender budgeting, the revenue side of the budget cannot be ignored.” — Diana Gibson, Communications Director for Canadians for Tax Fairness
The issues that weren’t addressed in the 2018 budget are ones the federal government doesn’t expect to get much attention or ones where people have become so discouraged that they are willing to settle for peanuts.
Think tank calls on feds to alleviate income inequality, not make it worse.