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ACORN's first read on Budget 2019: Almost $23 billion in new spending, but low and moderate income Canadians underwhelmed

ACORN members, hoping for bold action to tackle the affordability crisis sweeping across many Canadian cities, were feeling underwhelmed as the federal government tabled Budget 2019, their last budget before the election in October. 

Ford's Government is clear about one thing: low-income Ontarians are under attack

“The fiscal hole is deep… Everyone across the province will be required to make sacrifices, without exception”. Finance Minister Vic Fedeli further emphasized the government’s plan to attack Ontario’s most vulnerable as he announced tax breaks for the rich and a series of cuts and rollbacks that will gut protections for low-income Ontarians.

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