Grappling with a record deficit while armed with the political strength of a parliamentary majority, the Harper government's upcoming budget is sure to cause ripples across the entire country. CBC News is ready to provide the most in-depth coverage, analyses and reports on Budget Day, Thursday, March 29, across all platforms including: CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio One, CBCNews.ca and CBC News App
11 a.m. PT -Power & Politics with Evan Solomon: Special Pre-Budget
2 p.m. PT - Power & Politics with Evan Soloman covers the post-budget special live from the foyer of the House of Commons.
4 p.m. PT - The Lang & O'Leary Exchange Amanda Lang @amandalang_cbc and Kevin O'Leary @kevinolearytv provides a budget coverage from the business perspective.
5 p.m. PT - Connect with Mark Kelley. The psychology of austerity. As Canada enters an era of cutbacks and austerity, Mark Kelley @cbcmarkkelley talks to Canadians about how prepared they are for this new reality.
9 and 11 p.m. ET/PT - The National with Peter Mansbridge. Full budget coverage and analysis including the At Issue Panel.
CBC Radio One
Starting from 1p.m. PT, tune in to CBC Radio One for the Budget Special with The World at Six as Alison Smith hosts live from Parliament Hill.
Full coverage of the budget and how it affects you. Coverage begins at 11 a.m. PT with our live blog and streaming video of CBC News Network's pre-budget special, followed by the budget speech CBC.ca/politics. Kady O'Malley @kady will be live-blogging reaction from Parliament Hill, expert analysis,and reader comments. CBCNews.ca will post detailed coverage of the budget's key points as soon as it is released, at 1p.m. PT/ 4 p.m. ET.