While the budget purports to introduce a national food strategy, what it presents is barely a first step, with a mix of food and agriculture initiatives that are largely unconnected.
2019 federal budget
John Tory's eye, like Bill Morneau's, appears to be squarely on boosting the share of the private sector in the benefits from the escalating building boom.
The exclusion of Indigenous women and girls as a priority in this federal budget is a glaring example of the ongoing racism and sexism that is so deeply embedded in Canada's laws and policies.
Budget 2019 seems to say it guarantees payments to retirees even after bankrupt companies wind up their pension plans. Sounds too good to be true -- and it likely is!