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Employment Minister Randy Boissonnault, left, and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland hold a press conference in Ottawa on May 21. The federal and provincial governments largely maintained the status quo this past budget season, especially the Trudeau government, write Jason Clemens, Grady Munro, and Milagros Palacios. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland released the 2024 federal budget last month. The venture-capital industry and tech companies argue her tax measures will lead to a decline in capital available to aspiring tech firms. So far, they have offered little hard evidence that Freeland’s plan would discourage investment, writes David Crane. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade