Jun 16, 2022
By Bob Komsic
The program is a key element of the Liberal government’s deal with the NDP to avoid an election until 2025.
The government’s 2022 budget suggested the plan would cost $5.3 billion over the next five years.
But in a legislative costing note, the PBO says the cost could be closer to $9 billion.
The government has just over six months to launch a completely new program, but still appears to be in the consultation phase of the planning.
(The Canadian Press)