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Budget will set the stage for how well we emerge from the pandemic

By David Crane       

We could face the risk of stagnation unless we become a more dynamic, innovative, and productive country.

Once Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland has delivered the government’s budget, the government should create an arm’s length body to monitor Canada’s transition to a more productive, greener and equitable economy. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

TORONTO—The federal budget on April 19 will set the stage for how well we emerge from the pandemic and what kind of country we start to build over the next five years.

David Crane

David Crane is an award-winning journalist with special interests in the economics of globalization, innovation, sustainable development and social equity.
- crane@interlog.com


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