12 things you might have missed in budget 2019
The Federal government released their latest budget, and BNN Bloomberg highlights 12 items in the 2019 budget. There’s help for students; new excise duties imposed on edibles, extracts and topicals which increase with higher quantities of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); high-speed Internet accessibility for those living in remote and northern communities; increased investment in cyber security; improved access to The Canada Workers’ Benefit for low-income workers; and not just help for new home buyers but also more housing supply. A crackdown on fraud and money-laundering in Canada’s real estate market; an annual $200,000 cap on the preferential treatment of stock options; one-time boost to the Gas Tax Fund; increased support for the Public Prosecution Service of Canada; help for supply-managed farmers; and support for small-and-medium-sized businesses that produce and use steel and aluminum.
“Here’s a look at the new measures you may have missed in budget 2019.”