Small reductions in the consumption of sugary drinks and other food products do not necessarily translate into weight loss.
The CPP tax increase is just one of many tax increases imposed by the new federal government on middle-income Canadians.
Canadians may be forced to contribute up to an extra $3,250 more to the CPP each year.
The deficits to fiscal year 2020-21 will total $118.6 billion.
The $5.4 billion projected deficit in 2015/16 is driven by higher spending—not a weak economy.
It’s fairly clear that most of the budget's ‘infrastructure’ spending is not aimed at improving Canada’s roads, bridges and highways.
The whole country (except Nunavut) will be encouraged to over-invest in public transit since, under the cost-sharing formula, new dollars will only cost 50 cents.
By 2017/18 spending will be up by $50 billion from 2014/15, representing a jump of 20 per cent.
In the Liberal budget, only 0.2 per cent of the $8.4 billion designated for Aboriginal people is for skills and employment training.