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VANCOUVER B.C. Finance Minister Mike De Jong says today s federal budget appears to be in line with provincial initiatives on affordable housing, child care and transit. De Jong...
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REGINA Saskatchewan residents will have to dig deeper into their pockets for everything from alcohol to home renovations as the government increases the provincial sales tax to help tackle...
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While it wasn’t a big spending budget, as in 2016, Morneau still projects the Liberals will add $140.9 billion over six years to the national debt. The 2017 2018 deficit is expected...
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The Canadian Federation of Independent Business said the “biggest negative” in the budget is a 3 per cent increase in Employment Insurance EI premiums. The payroll budgets of every business and the...
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The money, beginning with $19 million this coming fiscal year is going to back up a federal strategy on gender based violence that Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef is expected...
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Of that money, which comes from the government s social infrastructure fund, $5 billion will be allotted to encourage housing providers to pool resources with private partners and to allow...
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The filibuster was presumably staged to protest proposed Liberal reforms to House of Common rules to . Opposition parties have interpreted the proposed changes as a breach of parliamentary privileges....
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OTTAWA The federal government is cashing in the venerable Canada Savings Bonds program, for generations a beacon of savings for Canadians keen to sock away a few dollars or...
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau also said Ottawa will scrutinize the private corporations wealthy professionals like doctors and lawyers use to reduce their taxes. And he put tax cheats on notice,...
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OTTAWA The Trudeau government unveiled a budgetary crystal ball Wednesday that foresees slightly smaller deficits and a growth lifting plan that places big bets on what the feds predict will...
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The details outlined in today s federal budget suggest that spending could create 40, 000 new subsidized daycare spaces nationwide by 2019, the year the Trudeau Liberals face re election. Published Wednesday,...
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A proposed new infrastructure bank would use public dollars to leverage private investment in three key areas trade corridors, green infrastructure, and public transit. Published Wednesday, March 22, 2017 5 04PM...
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The document was likely already at the printers when word surfaced this week that any day now, Trump plans to start dismantling the very projects in the U.S. designed to...
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A worker on the production line at Chrysler s assembly plant in Windsor, Ontario, works on one of their new minivans on Tuesday, January 18, 2011. Published Wednesday, March 22,...
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau s new fiscal plan called for $725 million in additional benefits for injured veterans and their families over five years, which will be doled out in...
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Only five days after announcing its investigation into the Globe and Mail s report that some lobbyists may have had their personal donations to the B.C. Liberal party and NDP...
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Employment insurance premiums are going up five cents to $1.68 per every $100 of insurable earnings, up from $1.63 the maximum allowable increase under the Employment Insurance Act....
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OTTAWA The Liberals checked off many of their remaining promises to veterans in Wednesday s federal budget, but left one big priority marked incomplete giving injured ex soldiers pensions for...
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered a federal budget Wednesday that aims to get Canadians ready for a changing world and potentially shield the Liberals from the forces that brought U.S....
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OTTAWA The federal government is increasing employment insurance premiums and going after drinkers, smokers and tax cheats to help finance a 2017 budget long on vision high tech growth,...