The Trudeau government released its 2019 budget today. Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered a budget that caters to voters over businesses, and not everyone is happy with the announcements.
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The new federal budget will offer first-time home buyers a break with $1.25 billion in mortgage relief.
There is no mention of pharmacare in this federal budget, but funding for a national drug agency will be included, though details are hazy, including $1 billion to help Canadians with rare diseases access the high-cost drugs they need, which will not kick in until 2022.
Also included will be $6B in funding for rural area internet access.
$2.2B in funding will also be given to municipalities for infrastructure needs.
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The budget will also allocate funds for the opioid addiction, electric cars, forests, the borders and cybersecurity.
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As Finance Minister Bill Morneau took to presenting the budget in the House of Commons, he was met with uproar from the CPC.
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