The ESPC has released its annual analysis of the federal government’s 2015 budget.

Highlights from this Fact Sheet include:

  • Budget is sort on detail and long on spin;
  • Few changes to Child Tax Benefits/National Child Benefit;
  • Few benefit from Family Tax Cut;
  • Universal Child Care Benefit increased;
  • Children’s Tax Fitness Credit doubled;
  • Tax-Free Saving Account maximum doubled;
  • EI compassionate care leave lengthened;
  • CMHC coop housing mortgages replaced by lower private sector mortgages;
  • Public Transit Funding to cities boosted;
  • Modest improvements for Aboriginal communities.

Click to download: fACT Sheet – Federal Budget 2015

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