federal budget

Feb 12, 2015

It's the infrastructure, stupid!

Modern, greener infrastructure requires ongoing investment and careful planning, co-ordinated across levels of government. On this, the Harper government has been missing in action.
Dec 9, 2013
Photo: International Monetary Fund/flickr

Flaherty's funny math with the EI surplus

Angella MacEwen
A new report from the PBO suggests that the Conservatives will balance the budget ahead of schedule. But, and it's a big but, if there were no EI surplus, there would be no balanced budget in 2016.
Mar 21, 2013

Federal Budget 2013: What's in it for working people?

Paul Moist
Municipalities across Canada need stable, long-term funding to help replace crumbling roads, aging waste water treatment plants and to build vibrant community centres, libraries and green spaces.


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