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budget 2017

Canada's military veterans are suffering another condition of late: envy. They watch National Defence Ombudsman Gary Walbourne, relentlessly petition government to improve the lives of soldiers. Veterans long for their Ombudsman, Guy Parent, to have the same backbone.
Budget 2017 proposes to invest more than $11.2 billion over 11 years in a variety of initiatives designed to build, renew and repair Canada's stock of affordable housing, and help ensure that Canadians have affordable housing that meets their needs. But so far it fails to address key market-related issues - again.
"We're not in any way trying to disadvantage people from using Uber."
The promise did not crack the latest budget.
Spring has sprung, and while spring season is normally an occasion to celebrate, with days growing longer, weather getting warmer and real estate heading into busy season, everything feels a little different this year. Canada's real estate markets are dealing with myriad of issues.
"I think it's a sad day for the nation."
A hike to Employment Insurance premiums is the "biggest negative" in this budget, small business lobby group says.
Liberals ditched a promise to reduce the debt-to-GDP ratio.
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As we approach budget day and speculate about how the government will address the many priorities, commitments and demands they face, we in the international development sector have been working together to build a solid case for why Budget 2017 needs to include a substantive increase in international assistance.
A report recommends a new 'Future of Journalism and Democracy Fund.'
The PM also serves as minister of youth.