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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 22, 2017  

Slimmer deficits in federal budget, ‘big bets’ on high growth sectors

Boosting revenues via new tax measures and higher premiums on EI program.

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March 20, 2017  

Innovation strategy inspired by economist who argues for bigger state role

Budget expected to detail plan to foster an innovation economy to recharge Canada’s long-term economic growth.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 20, 2017  

Industry hoping budget continues venture capital support for startups

Several measures expected that will be aimed at improving innovation performance.

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March 20, 2017  

Federal budget will examine how machines are replacing workers

Finance Minister Bill Morneau has tasked an advisory council to study issues related to workers being replaced by technology.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 17, 2017  

Alberta tables fingers-crossed budget awash in red ink

Plenty of spending but no new taxes, tax increases or program cuts in the plan.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 17, 2017  

Budget expected to use Ottawa’s buying power help Canadian startups

Existing Build in Canada Innovation Program to be made far more ambitious.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 16, 2017  

Trump’s budget boosts military, big cuts to domestic programs

Pentagon the big winner with a $54 billion boost to defence spending.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
March 15, 2017  

Hopes high for budget aimed at boosting high-tech job skills, expertise

Ottawa has committed $73 million over four years to ensure education is aligned with the tech-related needs of the job market.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 8, 2017  

Trudeau government to table budget March 22 amid Trump uncertainty

Finance Minister Morneau talks job creation, skills and the “economy of the future.”

News Government Manufacturing General
March 6, 2017  

Business economists disagree with Trump on trade, budget

Roughly two-thirds want to allow more immigration from high-skill workers.

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March 6, 2017  

PCs ask watchdog to do full costing of Liberal hydro relief plan

Ontario Tories not clear on how the Liberals arrived at their $25 billion over 30 years number.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 22, 2017  

Ontario cuts deficit by more than 50%, down to $1.9 billion

Provincial government had projected $4.3 billion in last year’s budget.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
February 2, 2017  

Ontarians asked to vote on budget ideas

There are 13 to choose from; up to eight will be in the upcoming 2017-18 budget.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 7, 2016  

Ontario won’t hike taxes on middle class to balance the books, Wynne says

Budget watchdog projects that Ontario will have a deficit of $2.6 billion in 2017-18.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 29, 2016  

Ottawa runs $1B deficit in Q1

Down from a surplus of $5 billion in the same period last year.