20 under-the-radar highlights from the latest federal budget

Monday’s federal budget is a treasure trove of investments in Canadian communities, as well as the social impact sector itself.

Why It Matters

You may have heard about childcare, climate, and other big themes that made the Budget 2021 headlines, but plenty of other proposals within its pages will create conditions for emerging opportunities and challenges.

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