The 2019 federal budget was unveiled March 19th by Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Key elements included housing affordability measures for first time home buyers, post- secondary student financing and debt repayment, professional development training opportunities, and securing your retirement. Keep in mind this is a pre-election budget and there are elements sprinkled in it for everyone. Funding for many of the commitments will only start to kick in after October’s election, giving voters the chance to weigh in their thoughts at the ballot box.
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Last week, global equity markets partially corrected, causing an onslaught of worrisome media pieces. We addressed this with our clients, and want to share our thoughts on this event with you, as well.