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The federal government tabled its first budget document in two years on Monday, a 739-page behemoth that outlines Ottawa's plan to spend $354 billion beyond its means while Canada's economy struggles to recover from COVID-19.

With its vows to spend $30 billion on a subsidized national child care program and $18 billion on a "green recovery" to help create 1 million new jobs, and to set the federal minimum wage at $15, this budget is an ambitious plan that signals the government's willingness to spend what it thinks will take to reshape Canada's post-pandemic economy.

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