Politics, Policy

Budget reflects Trudeau’s view of Canadian federalism, big government spending

Canadians are now in for at least four years of big government or, at least, big government spending and government involvement in virtually every aspect of the economy.

If growth is to come, it will be when the second round of infrastructure spending occurs, as Finance Minister Bill Morneau, pictured with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on March 22 in Ottawa, said 'over the course of the next decade, we will invest more than $120-billion in infrastructure.' The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By BRUCE CARSON

PUBLISHED : Monday, March 28, 2016 12:00 AM

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