Canada’s next budget promises to be one of the most significant in recent memory.
Unemployment, elder abuse, climate change, gender equality, Indigenous rights, and childcare all remain huge issues as Canada and the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. The government and Canada’s social impact sector agree on the need for extensive investment for years to come, but it remains to be seen how that will happen. The federal government has suggested its next budget could be released as early as this March.
In last fall’s Throne Speech, a high level overview of the government’s priorities, the Liberals promised a $75 to $100 billion economic stimulus package, the seeds of a national childcare framework, significant investments into the COVAX international vaccine access program, and a green reimagining of the economy. But the social impact sector
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