Minister Flaherty tabled Economic Action Plan 2014, which confirms that the Government is on track to return to balanced budgets in 2015, with new measures that will create jobs and opportunities while keeping taxes low and protecting the programs and services Canadians count on.[More...]
Canada’s small businesses are engines for job creation that boost economic growth, representing 48 percent of the total labour force in the private sector, and contributing approximately 30 percent to Canada's GDP .[More...]
Through the Economic Action Plan, the Government supports families and individuals by keeping taxes low, better protecting financial consumers, promoting low-cost and secure pension options, and meeting the health care needs of Canadians. Tax relief gives individuals and families greater flexibility to make the choices that are right for them.[More...]
Tax relief gives individuals and families greater flexibility to make the choices that are right for them. These targeted tax reduction measures include the Child Tax Credit, Registered Disability Savings Plan, the Family Caregiver Tax Credit, and initiatives to support pensioners and seniors.[More...]
Through Canada’s Economic Action Plan, the Government is announcing a new temporary First-Time Donor’s Super Credit (FDSC) designed to encourage new donors to give to charity.[More...]
The cornerstone of the Government’s efforts to create jobs and opportunities for Canadians is the commitment to return to balanced budgets in 2015. As Economic Action Plan 2014 makes clear, the Government is on track to deliver on that commitment.[More...]
Jobs and Growth Blog
3 March, 2014
How does the Building Canada Plan help communities? In Halifax, one example is the Halifax Central Library; a modern library that will be an attraction for residents and visitors alike.
25 February, 2014
With Economic Action Plan 2014, the Government continues to support families and communities by keeping taxes low, putting consumers first, protecting Canadians’ health and safety, and making communities more resilient in the face of natural disasters.
21 February, 2014
The Canadian economy has continued to create jobs, with more Canadians working today than during the worst part of the recession. Economic Action Plan 2014 helps to provide opportunities for everyone.
19 February, 2014
The Government is on track to return to balanced budgets. Including measures in the 2014 Economic Action Plan, the deficit is projected to fall to $2.9 billion by 2014–15.