Federal budget highlights 2019-2020 Canada

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2019-2020 federal budget

Canadian tax alert

Implications for Canada’s competitiveness

2019 federal budget insights: How will the 2019-20 federal budget affect Canada’s competitiveness?

Deloitte’s Chief Economist, Craig Alexander, summarizes the most critical elements of Budget 2019 and assesses them from the perspective of their potential to affect business competitiveness in Canada. The eight broad dimensions of competitiveness include policies affecting talent and skills, economic stability, capital funding, customers, infrastructure, innovation, tax, and regulation.

Competitiveness is a key dimension of economic prosperity. It’s a multifaceted word, but at its core, competitiveness is about how productive and innovative an economy is and it is key to creating sustainable economic growth.

2019-2020 federal budget highlights

March 19, 2019

The Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, presented the 2019-2020 federal budget in the House of Commons on March 19, 2019.

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Canada’s competitiveness scorecard

Measuring our success on the global stage

Learn more about our research with the Business Council of Canada that focuses on the key dimensions of competitiveness in Canada by downloading our interactive scorecard.

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Albert Baker
National Tax Policy Leader
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Fatima Laher
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Craig Alexander
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Markus Navikenas
Regional Tax Leader – Western
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Tony Maddalena
Regional Tax Leader – Eastern
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Philippe Bélair
Regional Tax Leader – Quebec
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Geneviève Provost
Regional Tax Leader – Quebec 
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Brian Brophy
Regional Tax Leader – Toronto
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