2019 Federal Budget

Mar 29, 2019 | Julie Friberg


The Liberal government tabled its pre-election budget on March 19, 2019. The budget announced spending
initiatives with a special focus on housing, skills for a changing job market, targeted measures for seniors,
new support for zero-emission vehicles, steps toward implementing national pharmacare, and a commitment
to bring high-speed internet to every Canadian home and business. The budget also aims to reduce inequity
in our tax system, for example, by announcing the government’s intention to limit the stock option deduction
available to employees of large, established corporations. There were no changes to personal or corporate
income tax rates. Click here to read more