Politics Briefing: Renters to receive help in next month’s budget

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Hello, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a handful of measures aimed at helping renters today that will be part of next month’s 2024 budget, including a $15-million tenant protection fund and a Canadian renters’ bill of rights. Trudeau and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland made the announcement in Vancouver. The dollar amounts involved are relatively small, but government officials say this will be the first of several announcements over the coming weeks that will unveil specific elements of the April 16 budget. The communications plan was described to The Globe and Mail by two senior government officials. The Globe is not...