The government of François Legault fixed the date of his first budget

Le gouvernement de François Legault fixe la date de son premier budget

QUEBEC – The government caquiste of François Legault will present his first budget on 21 march.

The minister of Finance Eric Girard said on Tuesday that we can expect “good news” in health and education. The budget will also be given priority to the economy and to the creation of wealth, he assured.

“It’s really in line with our priorities”, said the minister.

Québec will file, therefore its budget two days after the Ottawa.

“Ottawa has its own priorities, responded to the minister Girard. I understand that they will may be the emphasis on vocational training.”

He said that the budget will also aim to reduce the tax burden of Quebecers, even if he has refused to quantify the thing.

“The message is really consistent with the priorities that we have given in the opening speech”, he launched.

This budget will enable to judge of the government’s determination to honour its financial commitments, in addition to providing the correct time in relation to the surplus.

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