A budget is perhaps the purest expression of a government’s priorities. Prime ministers and presidents may speak passionately about what issues matter deeply, but when it comes down to it the budget is a place where citizens can see their elected officials in action.
As the debate rages around the proposed Canadian Federal budget, more light is being shed on the cutbacks proposed by Stephen Harper and the Conservative government. Unfortunately, these cuts run deepest in some of the sectors most important to the prosperity of future generations, while increases in spending are planned in many areas that offer no long-term benefit to the country.
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