Federal budget 2023: Trudeau government bets on green economy, expands dental care

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland enter the House of Commons to deliver the budget on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday, March 28, 2023.Justin Tang/CP The federal government vowed to position Canada as a global clean energy leader in its 2023 budget with a big bet on electricity, but the cost of a national dental care plan has increased sharply and the government is projecting larger deficits than its last update. The main focus of Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland’s economic message Tuesday is that the budget will position Canada to take advantage...