Alternative Federal Budget 2009: Beyond the Crisis
OTTAWA— The January 27 federal budget will be one of the most important in Canada’s history and should meet five key tests, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).
“What’s in this budget matters, more than ever,” says CCPA Senior Economist Marc Lee. “Canadians expect a budget that will stave off the worst of the current recession, keep and create jobs, and lay the groundwork for a fairer, greener, and more sustainable economy.”
The five tests for next week’s federal budget: