Federal Budget 2021: “Finishing the Fight” and Beyond
On Monday, April 19th the governing Liberals tabled the latest federal government budget. Overdue by two years, it has finally been tabled by Finance Minister, Chrystia Freeland, for debate in parliament.
The deficit is projected at $354 Billion for fiscal 2021, down approximately $30 Billion since the last update. Five major areas have been detailed:
- Finishing the Fight Against COVID-19
- Creating Jobs and Growth
- A Resilient and Inclusive Recovery
- Fair and Responsible Government
- Annexes describing financial details and supporting measures