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March 28, 2016

2016 Federal Budget Increases Funding for Environmental and Aboriginal Issues in Canada

On March 22, 2016, Finance Minister Bill Morneau introduced the Liberal Government’s first budget ("2016 Budget") since winning last year’s federal election. If passed into legislation as proposed, the 2016 Budget will expand funding on important environmental issues such as the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and improved green infrastructure. The 2016 Budget will also increase funding to First Nations to address issues such as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, education and reserve water quality.

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