2009 Canadian Budget – A Collection of Views


The federal Conservative government released their budget numbers yesterday to the tune of an 80 billion deficit over five years. Particular highlights included:

* Tax cuts for lower and middle-income earners worth C$20bn * C$12bn in infrastructure spending including roads, bridges and clean energy programs over two years * C$1.9bn in tax measures for businesses * Targeted loans and worker training programs

Here’s what has been said around the country:

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