March 20, 2019

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.”

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