Transfer payments cut

Year Published:  1992
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX4445

The Progressive Conservative government is making massive cuts in federal transfer payments to the provinces. As a result of the cuts, all federal funding for medicare will be ended within ten years. Payments for other social programs are also being cut substantially. For example, the federal contribution to provincial social assistance programs is being cut by about $865 million this year alone.
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