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Feb 28, 2018

Federal Budget sparks little excitement from Kelowna Chamber Chamber notes some important fixes – but little to prepare the Canadian economy for the risks that lie ahead

The Kelowna Chamber has joined the Canadian Chamber in calling Budget 2018 a missed opportunity to increase Canada’s competitiveness through tax measures that encourage private sector investment. Budget 2018 is primarily about spending – new spending initiatives and enhanced spending for programs that aim to support low-wage Canadians, address gender inequality, support First Nations development, strengthen Indigenous rights and self-determination, promote skills and research, improve health and environmental stewardship and enhance justice and security. Read more