The closest thing to a consensus among the diverse representatives of virtually all sectors of the Canadian economy was the budget offered a lot for research and science, though many other asks were left out.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau's 2018 budget, tabled on Feb. 27, had a strong focus on gender parity and the sciences but was not seen by stakeholders as an election-year budget. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The Trudeau government’s third federal budget is not an election-year spending plan crafted with an eye towards the campaign trail, though certain elements could hint at what issues the Liberals will run on in the 2019 vote, say stakeholders.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner