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Indigenous affairs to receive 4.7% funding hike in 2019-20 – StarPhoenix

Weeks after teasing a “maintain and sustain” budget, Finance Minister Donna Harpauer on Wednesday tabled a budget that included a funding increase of almost five per cent for Indigenous communities, but few new initiatives. Here’s everything you need to know:

By The Numbers

$211M: Targeted support for First Nations and Metis communities, businesses and organizations.

$201.5M: The amount committed to the same initiatives in last year’s budget.

4.7%: Increase from the 2018-19 budget.

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