New spending on retirees leads the way (again) in 2023 Federal Budget

The federal government tabled its 2023 Budget on March 28. Gen Squeeze Founder, Dr. Paul Kershaw, was in the lock up to crunch the numbers on key issues driving our dysfunctional generational system. 

The punchline? Once again, the government is investing more urgently in retirees than in younger people, and is choosing to beef up the retirement security of seniors more than the financial or climate security of those who follow them.  

For a deeper dive into what’s missing and where progress is being made and credit is due:

Check out our complete Federal Budget analysis

Dr. Kershaw on CBC Power & Politics

Quick budget takeaways


Spending on retirees and interest on public debt are the biggest increases in 2023 federal budget

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