Budget 2017: What you need to know - The Beaverton

Budget 2017: What you need to know

Finance Minister announced the federal government’s 2017 budget. Here are some of the details:

  • $50,000 to re-announce what was in the 2016 budget
  • $100,000 for life-sized mannequins of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to replace cardboard cutouts at all Canadian embassies
  • $1.1 billion to fax briefing about innovation fund to all Canadian businesses
  • Pushing back the retirement age of all military equipment from 60 to 75
  • $10 million on social housing for refugees just to piss off your uncle
  • $2 billion for Bombardier for old times’ sake
  • $2 million to hire Judith Butler and bell hooks to lecture every government department in gender-based analysis and the intersectionality between race and gender
  • Tip: 15%