Budget 1998 - Information
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The 1998 budget proposes new initiatives to help build a secure society including:

The budget also provides funding for commitments made in Securing Our Future Together and for other policy initiatives announced over the past year including:

Increased Support for Families with Children

Helping Families with Child Care Expenses

Helping Individuals Caring for Family Members

For individuals caring for a child or adult with disabilities, or for elderly family members, the 1998 budget proposes:

Assisting Self-Employed Canadians with Health and Dental Premiums

Support for Communities and the Voluntary Sector

Addressing Environmental Challenges

To address environmental challenges, the 1998 budget:

Improving Canada's Health Care System

Building a New Partnership with Aboriginal Peoples

Promoting International Co-operation

Supporting Canadian Culture

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