Government of Canada Sets Budget 2019 Date

On February 20, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced in the House of Commons that the Government of Canada will table its next budget on March 19, 2019. The budget will focus on helping workers learn skills they need for the future, providing support to seniors, providing new prescription drug coverage, and making homes more affordable for millennials – amongst many other key areas. The pre-consultation reached 1.8 million Canadians, with nearly 14,000 submissions for ideas on how to best serve Canada. Once released, CCVO will provide analysis on how the 2019 federal budget will affect the nonprofit sector.