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Mar 30, 2012

Budget 2012: Good for mining, bad for water

Meera Karunananthan
The 2012 federal budget is a gift to the mining industry and a curse on the environment. Amendments to environmental regulation will allow companies to skip steps and fast-track approval processes.
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Mar 30, 2012

Federal budget drags Canada into unnecessary austerity

David Macdonald
If you're wealthy and healthy, this budget's for you. For the rest of us, welcome to the 1930s -- with ever-lower taxes on the wealthy and corporations, and fewer supports for the middle class.
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Mar 29, 2012

Health care and the 2012 federal budget

Adrienne Silnicki
The budget gives the Harper government an opportunity to strengthen and expand health care in Canada -- but I'm feeling rather pessimistic that they'll take this opportunity.

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