Alternative Federal Budget 2014 : Striking a Better Balance

Posted on February 6, 2014 in Governance Debates – afb2014 – News Releases
February 5, 2014.   CCPA

Alternative Federal Budget would lift 855,000 Canadians out of poverty – Think tank calls on feds to alleviate income inequality, not make it worse

OTTAWA— The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) warns a so-called “do-nothing” federal budget is anything but, and is likely to worsen Canada’s slowing economy.

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The Alternative Federal Budget 2014: Striking a Better Balance shows what the federal government could do if it decided to seriously address Canadians’ largest social, economic, and environmental concerns. It delivers a plan that would lift 855,000 Canadians out of poverty, reduce income inequality, boost the economy, lower unemployment to 5.4%—and still balance the budget one year later than the federal government plan. 
This release has three parts:

FULL REPORT:  < AFB2014_MainDocument.pdf >

BUDGET IN BRIEF:  < AFB2014_BudgetInBrief.pdf >

INFOGRAPHICS:  < afb2014-infographics >

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