The federal government will table its budget on March 28 | Federal Budget 2023
Chrystia Freeland will present the federal budget for the year 2023-2024 on March 28. (File photo)
Federal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will table her budget on March 28.
Ms. Freeland, who confirmed the release date of the federal budget on Friday, had already announced that new spending in the areas of health care and clean technologies will feature prominently in the next federal budget and assured that her goal was to not not push inflation up.
Two areas require investment from the federal government: health care and a clean, 21st-century economy, Freeland told reporters after leaving a meeting with provincial and territorial finance ministers. in Toronto in early February.
In January, the New Democratic Party's (NDP) Finance Critic said the next budget would be key to continuing the deal with the Liberals in order to avoid the outbreak of a financial crisis. elections by 2025. I think the [next] budget will show whether we are progressing at a good pace, Daniel Blaikie said in an interview with CBC.
We will continue to pressure the Trudeau government to stand up for the people […], to address health crises instead of ignoring them, to that he step in and support the cost of living instead of supporting corporate greed, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh had argued.
He then reiterated his support for the introduction of an exceptional tax on the large profits of companies in full inflation.
In the previous budget, Ottawa aimed to return to a balanced budget in 2027-2028.