TITLE

Flaherty unveils "prudent" budget

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/25/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 7, p816
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the unveiling of "prudent" budget by Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty on February 26, 2008. The projects being financed by the federal government include medical isotopes from Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (AECL), safe drinking water in Aboriginal communities, study of mental health and homelessness, and a 3-year commitment to the "Global Fund to Flight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria." It mentions that the program spending will rise from $6.9 billion to $208.1 billion. There will be a $450 million fund to the global AIDS fund, $50 million to fund international researchers, and $110 million to the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
ACCESSION #
31315748

 

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