What were the highlights of the 2019 federal budget? Policy Options editor-in-chief Jennifer Ditchburn, IRPP research directors Colin Busby and Natalia Mishagina, and Veldon Coburn of Carleton University’s Indigenous Studies program share their insights during this special podcast.

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Photo: Finance Minister Bill Morneau speaks at a press conference on March 19, 2019, about the federal budget. IRPP/Julia Bugiel


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Jennifer Ditchburn
Jennifer Ditchburn is the editor-in-chief of Policy Options, the online magazine of the Institute for Research on Public Policy. Ditchburn spent more than two decades as a national reporter, working for The Canadian Press and for CBC National Television. She is the co-editor with Graham Fox of The Harper Factor: Assessing a Prime Minister’s Policy Legacy (McGill-Queen’s).
Colin Busby
Colin Busby is a research director at the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). Before joining the IRPP, he was the associate director of research at the C.D. Howe Institute. He has also worked at Industry Canada and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.
Natalia Mishagina
Natalia Mishagina is a research director at the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP), where she oversees the "Future of Skills and Adult Learning" research program. Before joining the Institute, Natalia conducted research at the Center for Interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations (CIRANO) and worked as an economist at Analysis Group Inc. Follow her on Twitter: @NpMish
Veldon Coburn
Veldon Coburn teaches Indigenous Studies at Carleton University. He completed a PhD at Queen’s University in Political Studies. His research focuses on Indigenous politics. Coburn is Anishiaabe from Pikwàkanagàn.