Liberals use budget to begin promised overhaul of Canada’s global posture

First Liberal budget a bit of a scattergun exercise.

The Hill Times photo: Jake Wright
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau walk to the House of Commons to present the Liberal government's first federal budget, March 22.
Les Whittington
Published: Wednesday, 03/23/2016 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 03/29/2016 8:57 pm EDT

As promised, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government took a stab in its first budget at overhauling Canada’s role on the world stage after a decade of Conservative foreign aid, defence and environmental policies.

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