Dedicated CBC radio listener that I am, it was hard to hear through the why-everyone-in-Alberta-is-going-to-die narrative that launched the national morning news throughout last week. But thanks to my heritage, I have an ear for loose change.
In her fiscal update, federal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tossed a happy-hour special onto the bar of the nation’s ongoing pecuniary bender. Amid the assemblage of fiscal shooters Freeland was pouring, there was a $400 income tax credit for people working from home due to the pandemic.
At this stage, no detailed receipts are required, nor is verification from an employer necessary in order to qualify. So come on down folks, the taps are open. Belly up to the bar and chugalug a little bit more of your children’s and grandchildren’s futures.