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2020 Student Budget Consultation Results

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Budget priorities among youth: climate change action, health care expansion and education Between December 2019 and March 2020, Canadian high school students participated in the Student Budget Consultation, an annual initiative coordinated by CIVIX to engage youth in the federal government’s pre-budget consultation process. Participating youth studied the federal government’s revenues and expenditures, analyzed different […]

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Give students a voice in the federal budget conversation

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

The new government will be sworn-in today by the Governor General, and the Prime Minister and his cabinet will immediately get back to business. First on the agenda is the Speech from the Throne on December 5, which will outline the goals and priorities for the new session of Parliament. One major test for the […]

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2019 Student Budget Consultation Results

Saturday, March 16th, 2019

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ON BUDGET 2019: CONFIDENT ABOUT JOB PROSPECTS, BUT CONCERNED WITH EDUCATION, THE ENVIRONMENT AND POVERTY Canada’s high school students, the next generation of taxpayers, have provided their insight and opinions on the major issues likely to feature in Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s fourth federal budget. Notably, the top issues students believe the […]

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Student Budget Consultation: 2019 Federal Election Edition

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

Coordinated by CIVIX, the Student Budget Consultation is a unique classroom program that provides students with an opportunity to learn about government and public finance, debate important issues, and have a voice in our democracy. The Student Budget Consultation launches next week, and will act as an important precursor to the 2019 federal election. The conversations […]

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2018 Student Budget Consultation Results

Monday, February 26th, 2018

High school students on Budget 2018: Confident about job prospects, but concerned with environment, education and income inequality Canada’s high school students, the next generation of taxpayers have provided their insight and opinions on the major issues likely to feature in Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s third federal budget. Some of this year’s notable results include […]

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Student Budget Consultation 2018: Youth Voices

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

The Student Budget Consultation is a civic-education and financial-literacy program for high-school students across Canada. The process gives young people an opportunity to learn about government and current affairs, debate varying viewpoints about public policy, and offer their own opinions on the priorities of the federal budget. Since November 2017, more than 7,000 young Canadians […]

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