Climate group urges Freeland to adopt ‘low-hanging fruit’ policies in budget’s response to U.S. Inflation Reduction Act
If the government heeds calls in this budget to rein in overall spending, Ottawa will still need to make targeted investments, several former political staffers and economists recently told The Hill Times. They said the 2023 federal budget should contain a response to the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act.
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is facing calls to rein in spending in her coming budget, while also making strategic investments that can keep the Canadian economy competitive. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade