The Alternative Federal Budget 2014: Striking a Better Balance show what the federal government could do if it decided to seriously address Canadians’ largest social, economic, and environmental concerns. It delivers a plan that would lift 855,000 Canadians out of poverty, reduce income inequality, boost the economy, lower unemployment to 5.4%—and still balance the budget one year later than the federal government plan.

This release has three parts:

    

FULL REPORT

Click above to download the full 168-page Alternative Federal Budget 2014.

BUDGET IN BRIEF

Click above for a synopsis of the Alternative Federal Budget recommendations.

INFOGRAPHICS

Click above to see what we could accomplish if we made better budget choices.

Source: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/afb2014