- Thursday, 14 April 2016
- Marco La Grotta
On March 22, 2016, the Trudeau Liberals unveiled the first budget of their tenure. From a glance, it appeared as though this was in fact a departure from the Harper era. The document, titled “Growing the Middle Class” featured everything from tax benefits to low and middle-income families, to an overhaul of EI, to increased First Nations spending and beyond. But is everything as it seems at Parliament Hill? Or do Trudeau’s “sunny ways” come with a not-so-sunny catch?