Credit Union 2017 Budget Summary

March 22, 2017

Credit Union 2017 Budget Summary

March 22, 2017

Marc-Andre Pigeon, AVP, Government Relations, Canadian Credit Union Association

The 2017 federal budget is perhaps most remarkable for what it does not say. For example, the budget does not advance any proposals in relation to postal banking, an idea floated early in the Liberal government mandate and which CCUA put considerable effort into challenging. Similarly, as discussed below, the budget does not propose any major new changes to tax policy despite considerable speculation to that effect in the lead up to the budget.

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