Manitoba Budget Details

Manitoba Budget Details

WINNIPEG - The new budget in Manitoba includes some tax cuts and more health care spending.

The Conservative government is promising $110 million to reduce the backlog of surgeries and diagnostic tests and $9 million to expand ICU Capacity.

An increase in the education tax rebate for residential and farm properties will save the average homeowner almost $200.

The deficit is projected to hit $548 million but finance minister Cameron Friesen says Manitobans need affordability now.

The opposition parties say the budget falls short on health care, reconciliation and climate change.

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