Budget criticized for lack of public-service investment, no Phoenix fix

But the government was praised for programs to help indigenous and older Canadians attain post-secondary education, and for measures to bolster innovation-based industries.

Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured posing for the traditional hold-up-the-budget-document shot on Wednesday, March 22, in the Commons foyer shortly before releasing the budget for 2017-2018.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, March 27, 2017 12:00 AM

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