On March 22, 2017, Prime Minister Trudeau tabled his second budget. Budget 2017 included $39.2 million for Youth Case Management (a component of the on-reserve Income Assistance program) and $7 billion over 10 years for early learning and child care, of which $130 million is targeted for Indigenous early learning and child care, starting in 2018-2019. Budget 2017 also included an investment of $118.5 million over five years to support Indigenous peoples living in urban centres.
On March 22, 2016, Prime Minister Trudeau tabled his first federal budget. An historic $8.4 billion over 5 years in investments have been made on Indigenous issues. Specifically, the federal budget invested $635 million over 5 years for First Nations child welfare. Additionally, budget 2016 identified $100 million for Indigenous early learning and child care.