Trudeau Liberals’ final budget features measures for skills training, rural broadband, border security
By Beatrice Paez and Jolson Lim Mar. 19, 2019
Whereas last year’s budget was largely pitched at women, this year, Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s final budget is focused on skills training to help older workers and youth adapt to a rapidly changing workforce.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau's budget features $1.7-billion over five years for the feds' newly proposed Canada Training Benefit, pitched at helping adult Canadians take time off work to acquire new skills. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The Trudeau government’s final budget before voters hit the polls in seven months includes some spending measures aimed at addressing perceived vulnerabilities and shoring up support among millennial and rural voters.
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