Canada’s latest budget makes big commitments to the social impact world. Here’s what you need to know.

The Liberal government’s proposed national childcare program is front-and-centre in Monday’s federal budget, alongside major investments in green innovation and the social sector’s recovery.

Why It Matters

Social impact organizations have watched with alarm as the pandemic saps the livelihoods, food access, educational opportunities, jobs, and medical needs of Canadians  — as well as their own capacity. Canada’s federal budget promises massive investments to correct that.

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