Budget briefing: A recap on the Morning After Budget Day

Get the inside story on all the highlights, and how Budget 2013 will touch Canadians


Welcome to the Maclean’s post-budget debrief. 

Paul Wells, our political editor, will kick things off with introductory remarks. We’ll then hear from John Geddes, our bureau chief; Aaron Wherry, our parliamentary reporter; and Stephen Gordon, a regular contributor who’s a professor of economics at Laval University. Following that, the floor will open to questions for the remainder of the hour. Keep tabs on all the insight right here, where Nick Taylor-Vaisey will fill a liveblog with as many details as possible. It’ll be like you’re right there with the bureau.

Want to read the full transcript of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s budget speech? Here’s what Flaherty told the House of Commons yesterday. Here’s the budget plan in its entirety.

What our bureau thinks of the budget in a couple of minutes
Get caught up on the immediate reaction from the Maclean’sbureau while they were inside the budget lockup.