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2019 Federal Budget Commentary

Wealth Planning | Mar 20, 2019

On March 19, 2019, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Liberal government’s highly anticipated budget – the final one before the October 2019 election. After accounting for Budget 2019 proposals, the budgetary balance is expected to show deficits of $14.9 billion in 2018-2019 and $19.8 billion in 2019-2020. Over…

2018 Federal Budget Commentary

Wealth Planning | Mar 1, 2018

On February 27, 2018, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Liberal government’s highly anticipated budget – the third since the October 2015 election. The budget, titled “Equality & Growth – A Strong Middle Class”, focused primarily on gender equality and investing in the middle class. After accounting for Budget…

Tax Highlights from the 2016 Federal Budget

Wealth Planning | Mar 22, 2016

Canada’s Finance Minister, the Honourable William Morneau, tabled the 2016 federal budget on March 22, 2016. The following global economic developments and outlook were noted: Global growth has slowed; Financial market volatility has risen; and Commodity prices have fallen sharply. The fragile and uncertain global economic environment has weighed on…