Federal Budget & Opposition Reaction – April 20, 2021
Scrums, news conferences, committees, conferences – highlights from the working day in Canadian politics. (Public affairs)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland hold a news conference on Parliament Hill, one day after Freeland’s delivery of the first federal budget in more than two years. The Liberal government has proposed more than $101 billion in net new spending over the next three years.
Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole speaks with reporters on Parliament Hill ahead of question period. The Conservative leader discusses the recently tabled federal budget, the first in over two years. The Liberal government has proposed more than $101 billion in net new spending over the next three years.
Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet holds a news conference in Ottawa to discuss the federal budget that was presented the previous day by Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland.