Analyzing Federal Budget 2021 – April 19, 2021
Has Justin Trudeau’s government invested too much money in its new budget and is it likely to create inflation in the country in the coming years? Are the budgetary expectations of Canadians and the business community being met? Esther Bégin discusses these questions with Clément Gignac, chief economist at Industrial Alliance.
Deficit, creation of a national network of daycare centres, maintenance of financial support programs during the pandemic, fight against social inequalities, financial support for the elderly and fight against climate change … Political scientists Geneviève Tellier from the University of Ottawa and Daniel Béland from McGill University answer Esther Bégin’s questions about the latest federal budget.