Federal Budget 2016 Documents by FOPLED | Mar 23, 2016 | FOPL News | 0 comments Budget 2016 Next THE PDF VERSION 20165.88 MB To access a Portable Document Format (PDF) file you must have a PDF reader installed. If you do not already have such a reader, there are numerous PDF readers available for free download or for purchase on the Internet. Table of Contents A New Approach The Promise of Progress An Uncertain Future The Rise of Inequality Realizing Change Restoring Hope, Rewarding Hard Work Positioning Canada in a Shifting World Economy A Long-Term Plan for Growth Toward More Inclusive Growth Conclusion The Path Forward Introduction Global Economic Developments and Outlook Global Growth Has Slowed Financial Market Volatility Has Risen Commodity Prices Have Fallen Sharply Canada’s Economic Situation The Effect of Low Oil Prices on National Income, Investment and Employment Positive Developments Outside the Energy Sector The Conditions for More Robust Growth Going Forward Outstanding Risks to the Economic Outlook Canada’s Fiscal Strength Taking Action to Grow the Economy Economic Impacts of Measures A Responsible Approach to Fiscal Management A Responsible Return to Balanced Budgets Repealing the Federal Balanced Budget Act Chapter 1 – Help for the Middle Class Introduction Strengthening the Middle Class Introducing the Canada Child Benefit How Canadian Families Will Benefit From the New Canada Child Benefit Eliminating Income Splitting for Couples With Children Eliminating the Children’s Fitness Tax Credit and the Children’s Arts Tax Credit Helping Young Canadians Succeed Making Post-Secondary Education More Affordable Enhancing Canada Student Grants Making Student Debt More Manageable Introducing a Flat-Rate Student Contribution Eliminating the Education Tax Credit and the Textbook Tax Credit Helping Youth Obtain Valuable Work Experience A Renewed Youth Employment Strategy Prime Minister’s Youth Council Youth Service Expert Panel on Youth Employment Increasing Co-op Placements and Strengthening Work Integrated Learning.. Improving Employment Insurance Expanding Access to Employment Insurance for New Entrants and Re-entrants Reducing the Employment Insurance Waiting Period From Two Weeks to One Extending the Working While on Claim Pilot Project Simplifying Job Search Responsibilities for Employment Insurance Claimants Extending Employment Insurance Regular Benefits in Affected Regions Extending the Maximum Duration of Work-Sharing Agreements Making Employment Insurance Service Delivery More Responsive Enhancing Access to Employment Insurance Call Centres Strengthening the Integrity of the Employment Insurance Program Investing in Skills and Training Enhancing Investments in Training Strengthening Union-Based Apprenticeship Training Investing in Adult Basic Education in the North Increasing the Northern Residents Deduction Supporting Flexible Work Arrangements Labour Market Information for Canadians Introducing a Teacher and Early Childhood Educator School Supply Tax Credit Chapter 2 – Growth for the Middle Class Introduction Investing in Infrastructure to Create Jobs and Prosperity for the Middle Class Phase 1 of Canada’s New Infrastructure Plan Building Strong Cities Through Investments in Public Transit Investing in Green Infrastructure Building Capacity in Municipalities to Address Climate Change Funding Innovative Green Municipal Projects Developing Community Capacity for Asset Management Best Practices Adaptation and Climate Resilient Infrastructure Sustaining Healthy Communities Through a New Clean Water and Wastewater Fund Building Stronger Communities Expanding Affordable Housing Supporting Early Learning and Child Care Investing in Cultural and Recreational Infrastructure Assisting Homeowners Affected by Pyrrhotite Improving Access for Rural Communities to the Digital Economy Revitalizing Federal Public Infrastructure Across Canada Accelerating Federal Infrastructure Investments Supporting Water Infrastructure in Saskatchewan Improving Rail Service Supporting Ferry Services in Atlantic Canada Building A More Innovative Country Strengthening Science and Research Strategic Infrastructure Investments at Post-Secondary Institutions Strengthening Canada’s World-Class Research Capacity and Excellence Ensuring Federal Support for Research Is Strategic and Effective Supporting Canada’s Continued Leadership in Space Growing the Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector Investing in Agricultural Science Supporting Business Growth and Innovation Strengthening Innovation Networks and Clusters Helping High-Impact Firms Scale Up Supporting a Strong and Innovative Automotive Sector Developing a Canadian Cluster Map to Identify and Build on Regional Strengths Helping Small and Medium-Sized Companies to Innovate and Grow Strengthening Canada’s Network of Accelerators and Incubators Linking Canadian Technology Companies to Global Markets and Expertise Supporting Business Innovation Through Optics and Photonics Solutions. Marketing Canada as a Premier Tourism Destination Strengthening Northern Economic Development Mineral Exploration Tax Credit Expanding Trade Opportunities Supporting Manufacturers Through Tariff Relief Supporting Ferry Fleet Renewal Strengthening Canada’s Response to Unfair Trade Chapter 3 – A Better Future for Indigenous Peoples Introduction National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Engaging With Indigenous Peoples Improving Primary and Secondary Education for First Nations Children Fostering Better Learning Environments by Investing in First Nations Schools Ensuring the Safety and Well-Being of First Nations Children Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy Investing in Social Infrastructure to Create Inclusive Growth Improving Housing in First Nations Communities Supporting Northern and Inuit Housing Providing Safe Shelter for Victims of Violence Supporting Early Learning and Child Care Investing in Cultural and Recreational Infrastructure Improving Community Health Care Facilities On Reserve Investing in Green Infrastructure On Reserve Monitoring of Water On Reserve Strengthening On Reserve Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Addressing Waste Management for First Nations Communities Investing in Community Infrastructure Métis Nation Economic Development Strategy Renewing the Urban Aboriginal Strategy Assisting Indigenous Peoples Facing the Criminal Justice System Aboriginal Languages Initiative Support for the First Nations Finance Authority Supporting First Nations Fishing Enterprises Chapter 4 –A Clean Growth Economy Introduction Investing In Clean Technology Accelerating Clean Technology Development Investing in Electric Vehicle and Alternative Transportation Fuels Infrastructure Expanding Tax Support for Clean Energy Investing in World-Leading Researchers in Clean and Sustainable Technology Increasing Federal Support for Clean Technology Activities in All Regions Advancing Regional Electricity Cooperation Developing Cleaner Oil and Gas Technologies Improving Data on the Clean Technology Sector Securing A Cleaner, More Sustainable Environment Addressing Climate Change and Air Pollution Supporting the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change Moving to a Cleaner Transportation Sector Supporting Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Development Adapting to Climate Change Impacts Ensuring International Environmental Cooperation Reducing Air Pollution Tax Treatment of Emission Allowance Regimes Protecting and Restoring Canada’s Ecosystems and Natural Heritage Providing Free Access and Expanding the National Park System Protecting Marine and Coastal Areas Investing in Ocean and Freshwater Research Improving Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health Managing Transboundary Water Issues Addressing the Threat of Pollutants From the Manolis L Strengthening Canada’s Environmental Assessment Processes Restoring Trust in Environmental Assessment Supporting the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Taking Stock of the Arctic Environment Improving Regulatory Review Processes for Major Projects in the North Chapter 5 – An Inclusive and Fair Canada Introduction Improving the Quality of Life for Seniors Increasing the Guaranteed Income Supplement for Single Seniors Enhancing the Canada Pension Plan Restoring the Eligibility Ages of the Old Age Security Program Increased Support for Senior Couples Living Apart Ensuring Seniors Benefits Keep Pace With the Cost of Living Supporting Canada’s Veterans Enhancing Services for Veterans Financial Support for Veterans Last Post Fund Commemoration Invictus Games Strengthening Canada’s Health Care System Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement Canada Health Infoway Expanding Nutrition North Canada Enhancing Food Safety in Canada Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Improving Heart Health for Women Tackling Men’s Health Improving Immunization Coverage Rates Harmonization of Concussion Management Guidelines Improving Canada’s Justice System Taking Action Against Guns and Gangs Reinstating the Court Challenges Program of Canada Ensuring Access to Justice A More Efficient Federal Court System Investing in Arts and Culture Investing in Arts and Cultural Organizations Showcasing Canada’s Cultural Industries to the World Supporting National Museums Enhancing Public Safety Office of the Community Outreach and Counter-Radicalization Coordinator Strengthening Heavy Urban Search and Rescue Royal Canadian Mounted Police Vancouver Laboratory Relocation Reopening the Kitsilano Canadian Coast Guard Facility Strengthening the Security of Government of Canada Networks and Cyber Systems Enhancing the Safety of Railways and the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Improving Motor Vehicle Safety Chapter 6 – Canada in the World Introduction Restoring and Renewing International Assistance Increasing the International Assistance Envelope Promoting International Peace and Security Expanding Immigration Expanding Canada’s Intake of Syrian Refugees Reducing Application Processing Times Achieving Higher Permanent Resident Admissions Improving Export Verifications Defending Canada Renewing Major Equipment for the Canadian Armed Forces Chapter 7 – Open and Transparent Government Introduction Improving Service for Canadians Improving Client Services at the Canada Revenue Agency Government of Canada Service Strategy Opening Government and Engaging Canadians Enhancing Access to Information Expanding Open Data Initiatives Electoral Reform Parliamentary Approval of Government Borrowing Better Government for Canadians Focusing on Outcomes Strengthening the Public Service Reviewing Spending and the Tax System Investing in Government Information Technology Transforming Government Back Office Systems Bargaining in Good Faith With Federal Government Unions Increasing Capacity at Status of Women Canada Treasury Board Program Integrity Process Chapter 8 – Tax Fairness and a Strong Financial Sector Introduction Making the Tax System More Fair Improving Tax Compliance Cracking Down on Tax Evasion and Combatting Tax Avoidance Enhancing Tax Collections Enhancing Tax Integrity Strengthening International Tax Integrity Enhancing Domestic Tax Integrity Other Tax Measures Small Business Income Tax Rate Eligible Capital Property Donations of Real Estate and Shares of Private Corporations Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance for Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities. Restoring the Labour-Sponsored Venture Capital Corporations Tax Credit Strengthening the Financial Sector to Support Economic Growth Enhancing Consumer Protection Renewing Financial Sector Legislation Introducing a Bank Recapitalization “Bail-in” Regime Studying Housing and Household Indebtedness Monitoring Systemic Risks to the Financial System Supporting a Robust Credit Union System Across Canada Enhancing the Strong Regulatory and Supervisory Framework for Federally Regulated Pension Plans Ensuring the Ongoing Effective Management of Canada’s Finances Annex 1 – Details of Economic and Fiscal Projections Annex 2 – Economic Impacts of Budget Measures Annex 3 – Debt Management Strategy for 2016–17 Tax Measures: Table of Contents Tax Measures: Supplementary Information Tax Measures: Notices of Ways and Means Motions Tax Measures: Explanatory Notes – Eligible Capital Property Next Date modified: 2016-03-22 Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.