Minister Duclos to Discuss Skills and Budget 2019 in Victoria BC

GATINEAU, QC, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Minister Duclos will participate in an announcement hosted by Camosun College where he will highlight skills.

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BUDGET 2019-2020 -  Press release no. 6 of 6 - Under Construction: Numerous Projects Quebecers Have Been Waiting for Finally Get Off the Ground

QUÉBEC, March 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec's economic growth hinges on the growth of all of its regions, especially by banking on their diversity and resources and the vitality of their communities. However, the concerns of the people living in the various regions have not been sufficiently heard in recent years. The new Québec government intends to give the green light to several anticipated projects all over Québec.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 4:21pm ESTCabinet du ministre des Finances

BUDGET 2019-2020 - Press release no. 4 of 6 - Increasing Québec's Economic Potential and Giving New Impetus to Wealth Creation

QUÉBEC, March 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Québec is headed by an economic Premier who wants to give new impetus to wealth creation by acting on several fronts to increase the potential of Québec's economy and thereby narrow the wealth gap with our neighbours. To that end, Budget 2019-2020 provides investments totalling $3.7 billion within five years to, among other things, increase the labour pool, raise investment and exports by Québec businesses and spur innovation and entrepreneurship.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 4:20pm ESTCabinet du ministre des Finances

BUDGET 2019-2020 - Press release no. 5 of 6 - Concrete Action for the Environment

QUÉBEC, March 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - If we are to meet the major climate change challenge, the government must take meaningful action. Fighting climate change must be seen as an opportunity for Québec to attract investments, export its green technologies, innovate and electrify our economy, particularly the transportation sector.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 4:20pm ESTCabinet du ministre des Finances

BUDGET 2019-2020 - Press release no. 3 of 6 - Major Reinvestment in the Key Sectors of Education and Health

QUÉBEC, March 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Education and health have been the new government's top priorities since coming into power. However, both sectors were strained by inadequate funding in recent years. Budget 2019-2020 makes a major reinvestment in these sectors, totalling $7.3 billion within five years, to improve student services as well as health care, particularly for seniors, as we promised we would do.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 4:19pm ESTCabinet du ministre des Finances

BUDGET 2019-2020 - Press release no. 1 of 6 - Quebecers' Priorities at the Heart of the New Québec Government's First Budget

QUÉBEC, March 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Québec Budget Plan - March 2019, tabled today by Minister of Finance Eric Girard, fulfils several of the new Québec government's commitments to address Quebecers' concerns. All told, $5.2 billion will be put back in the pockets of Quebecers within five years, and significant investments in the major education and health networks are announced. These new investments, totalling $16.2 billion over six years, aim to:

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 4:18pm ESTCabinet du ministre des Finances

BUDGET 2019-2020 - Press release no. 2 of 6: $5.2 Billion Put Back in the Pockets of Quebecers

QUÉBEC, March 21, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Budget 2019?2020 reaffirms the government's commitment to put money back in the pockets of Quebecers. Taking into account the measures announced in the fall 2018 update, more than $5.2 billion will be returned to Quebecers within five years. The new government is thus addressing the concerns of Quebecers, whose tax burden has increased significantly in recent years, to the point where it is one of the highest in North America.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 4:18pm ESTCabinet du ministre des Finances

Media Advisory - Minister Joly to Discuss Skills Development and Budget 2019 in Mont-Tremblant

OTTAWA, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie will participate in a tour of the Palette de Bine chocolate factory where she will highlight skills development initiatives in Budget 2019.

Full ArticleThu Mar 21, 2019 4:13pm ESTInnovation, Science and Economic Development Canada