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November 5, 2018  

Ontario Proud’s arrival on federal scene renews fears about third party collusion

Worries exist over whether political advocacy groups will collude with parties.

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February 2, 2017  

How Kevin O’Leary would govern Canada

Conservative leadership candidate says his appearances on “Shark Tank” have cemented the trust needed to keep Canada top of mind as the US retools economic policies.

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November 20, 2015  

Liberals say they’re billions deeper in the hole as they open federal books

The $2.4-billion surplus for 2015-16 projected in April by the Tories is now expected to be a $3-billion deficit.

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September 14, 2015  

Feds balances books one year early, post surprise $1.9B surplus

Number ends a streak of six deficits under the Conservatives.

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September 3, 2015  

Man. cabinet minister who challenged premier seeks federal office

Erin Selby will seek the federal NDP nomination in the riding of St. Boniface-St. Vital, a Winnipeg suburb.

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June 29, 2015  

Expanding TFSA limit offers little for lower, middle earners: study

Maximization rates were higher for people in the upper income categories, Broadbent Institute report suggests.

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June 9, 2015  

Liberals want to finance infrastructure with private pensions

Conservatives content such a scheme would threaten to undermine the independence of the public pension plan.

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June 2, 2015  

Tories to support NDP motion to ban pay to pay fees

NDP critic says big banks collect $180 million a year from people who receive bank statements in the mail.

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May 22, 2015  

Lower federal debt payments to provide tax relief: Oliver

Finance Minister says oil slump prevented further tax breaks in last month’s federal budget.

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May 5, 2015  

Oliver touts budgets measures during Toronto tour

Says priority remains creating jobs and stimulating economic growth.

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April 30, 2015  

Ontario’s power struggle

Successive Ontario governments mishandled the energy file and Wynne’s administration appears to be continuing the bungling.

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April 21, 2015  

What to expect in Harper’s 2015 Federal Budget

More help for manufacturers on the way.

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April 15, 2015  

Get involved in climate change, premiers tell Ottawa

Lament what they call a lack of leadership from the federal Conservatives.

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January 27, 2015  

Canada’s economy can weather low oil prices, Oliver tells Commons

Cabinet counterparts hint the Conservatives may need their rainy-day fund to ensure a balanced budget.

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January 19, 2015  

NDP budget demands include ditching income-splitting plan

The federal budget has been delayed until at least April as the Conservatives evaluate the effect of falling oil prices.

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October 22, 2014  

Ottawa should be wary of turning surplus into tax cuts, watchdog says

Parliamentary Budget Officer warns the government risks falling back into deficit once economic growth slows.

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October 14, 2014  

Lax climate policy hasn’t resulted in ‘energy super power’ status for Canada

Record energy numbers may not be enough to keep the Conservatives’ pro-growth energy policies from derailing.

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October 9, 2014  

EI changes could cost Canada thousands of jobs: watchdog

$550-million small-business job credit will create just 800 net new jobs in 2015-16.

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October 3, 2014  

Harper projects 2013-14 deficit at $5.2B, down from $16.6B

Critics suspect the federal Conservatives are “fudging” numbers as a possible election ploy.

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September 12, 2014  

A look at the new EI premiums cut for small businesses

Critics weary new tax credit won’t save small businesses enough cash to encourage growth and job creation.

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September 9, 2014  

Skilled newcomers face ‘huge’ hurdles to find jobs: government report

Federal Tories say they plan to unveil initiatives to tackle problems identified in new research.

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August 12, 2014  

Oliver meets with business leaders, economists in Quebec

Finance minister will be looking for ideas on job creation and feedback on the Conservative’s current fiscal plan.

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August 7, 2014  

Wynne calls for feds to quadruple infrastructure spending to $30B

Congested roads and unreliable infrastructure are dragging down the economy, Ontario’s premier says.

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July 24, 2014  

Finance minister rejects C.D. Howe report calling for spending to create jobs

Report argues keeping the deficit at 0.5% of GDP for three years to create the equivalent of 75,000 jobs.

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April 28, 2014  

Ottawa’s budget balancing act to restrict growth, job creation: PBO

Economy likely to advance by 2.1% this year and remain above potential growth rate until 2018.

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March 28, 2014  

Signed, sealed, and delivered

The Canada Job Grant aims for a July 1 start.

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March 24, 2014  

Harper should stay out of pension reform efforts: Wynne

Several provinces say they’re disappointed the federal government has shut down discussions on enhancing CPP.

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March 19, 2014  

New job for Joe?

Natural Resources Minister Oliver expected to take the reigns of vacant finance file.

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February 14, 2014  

Harper unveils infrastructure fund for provinces, cities, small communities

The $14B New Building Canada Fund will be available starting this spring.

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February 11, 2014  

Harper must abandon obsession with austerity in budget: Liberals

Ralph Goodale says the feds need to allot more money for infrastructure, eliminate tariffs on consumer goods, and reduce employment insurance payroll taxes.

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January 29, 2014  

New Ontario pension rules coming this spring, Wynne says

The Ontario Liberals say its time to take action since the federal Conservatives refuse to enhance CPP.

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January 28, 2014  

Does Canada really have the best record on job creation in the G7?

The answer would be no, according to OECD data.