Federal budget becomes election plank

Kondro, Wayne
April 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, p782
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the fiscal blueprint in Canada for 2011-2012 unveiled by Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty on March 22, 2011. It says that 40 million dollars for a non-refundable family caregiver tax credit to those providing care to inform or dependent relatives spouses and children was allocated by the government in 2011-2012 budgets. Moreover, the overall spending of the federal government for fiscal 2011-2012 will rise by 2.7 to 278.7 billion dollars.


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