Trudeau Liberals to unveil budget Wednesday

Wednesday is federal budget day.
    
Several sources and reports suggest Finance Minister Bill Morneau's second budget will include money for affordable housing, child care and jobs training.
    
Business groups and the Conservatives are concerned any tax increases in the budget might put Canada at a disadvantage at a time when Donald Trump is talking about ``massive'' tax cuts for middle class Americans.

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