Today, the Government of Canada tabled its 2023 budget. After spending the past few weeks managing expectations and signaling fiscal restraint, Minister Chrystia Freeland unveiled a budget with new spending focused on health and dental care, as well as clean energy. Against the backdrop of a national affordability crisis, the budget also contains targeted inflation relief measures, including a one-time “grocery rebate” for eligible households.

Statement — March 21, 2023

Our new campaign highlights why #EvidenceMatters now more than ever

In our new What We Heard report, we summarize key takeaways from discussions with federal and provincial policy-makers on internal challenges to, and ways to improve, transparency of evidence use in government decision-making.

In our new Eyes on Evidence report, we find that policies from British Columbia, Ontario, and Saskatchewan scored low when it comes to the transparency of evidence usage.

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