The upcoming federal budget  will be the first in more than two years. Last year, it was postponed to give the government scope and flexibility to limit the spiralling economic damage stemming from business lockdowns and mandated social distancing brought on by the pandemic. Instead of a budget, last November, Canadians got a peek at the impact of the pandemic on the economy and Canada’s finances in the fall economic statement.

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