Wednesday , 26 July 2017

Category: POLITIC

Will he or won't he? Flaherty sows confusion on his career plans

By CP OTTAWA - Was Jim Flaherty's 10th budget his swan song?The finance minister created more confusion over his career plans when asked by a reporter whether he would present the ...

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Flaherty's Olympic budget includes $23 million in yearly sports funding

By CP OTTAWA - Canadian athletes keep racking up medals at the Sochi Olympics, and now more money is coming their way to keep them on the podium.Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's la ...

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Alberta finance minister seeks details on $2.8B in flood aid in federal budget

By CP EDMONTON - Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner is happy to see a $2.8 billion commitment to flood relief in the federal budget, but says he still has some questions.Horner ...

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Saskatchewan says federal budget lacks infrastructure info, job program changes

By CP REGINA - The Saskatchewan government didn't see what it wanted in the federal budget.Finance Minister Ken Krawetz (KRAH'-vetz) says the province wanted more details on Ottaw ...

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Some left smiling with small budget goodies, a lot more left frowning

By CP OTTAWA - Tuesday's federal budget left a handful of Canadians with modest smiles and a lot of others with big frowns. Here's a brief roster of stakeholders mentioned in Fina ...

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The Conservative Party's Social Values In Just 4 Words

By Michael Bolen The Conservative government released the federal budget for 2014 Tuesday and, as usual, it's a reflection of Stephen Harper's vision for Canada. A look at how man ...

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Former journalist, author Peter Desbarats dies

By CP LONDON, Ont. - Peter Desbarats, a former journalist, author and commissioner of an inquiry into Canadian soldiers' misconduct in Somalia, has died at the age of 80.Western U ...

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MP Blaine Calkins Shouldn't Be So Trigger Happy

By Philip Plante-Ajah A bit of advice for MP Blaine Calkins, who just this week told Justin Trudeau that, if he wants to confiscate rifles and shotguns from law-abiding firearm ow ...

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Wabush Scully Mine in Labrador closing, 500 jobs affected

By CP WABUSH, N.L. - The Wabush Scully Mine in Labrador will be idled by the end of March by Cliffs Natural Resources as the company partly blames the cost of running the operatio ...

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US Retail Price Gap Could Be A Thing Of The Past In Canada

By Sunny Freeman There will no longer be two prices on the back of your favourite novel, if a federal budget 2014 plan to close the price gap between goods sold in the United Stat ...

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