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SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada
VANCOUVER, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), and the Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance), today met with community leaders in Vancouver to highlight key measures from Economic Action Plan 2014 that help improve the quality of life for seniors.
With Economic Action Plan 2014, the Government of Canada proposes a number of initiatives to support seniors, such as:
The Economic Action Plan is working:
"Through Economic Action Plan 2014, our government has set out a plan
for safeguarding Canada's economy and creating long-term prosperity.
With the help of Canadians, including seniors, we will continue to
build on our successes and focus on the drivers of growth and job
creation-innovation, investment, education, skills and
communities-underpinned by our commitment to lower taxes and return to
a balanced budget in 2015."
- The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors)
"Creating jobs and opportunities for all Canadians remain our
government's top priorities. Economic Action Plan 2014's focus on these
priorities is the best way to ensure that Canada's future is a
prosperous one, with a healthy, competitive economy fuelled by low
taxes, and government services that are sustainable for generations to
- The Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State (Finance)
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