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April 17, 2019  

Ontario won’t work with federal Liberals on building projects: Trudeau

Says province will miss this construction season if it doesn’t identify what projects it wants to partner on with the federal government.

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May 8, 2017  

Federal infrastructure bank to call Toronto home

Government expects the agency to be up and running by the end of the year.

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April 19, 2017  

Legislation could allow Canada’s infrastructure bank to invest in cross-border projects

Public money could be used to bankroll or financially backstop projects that are “in Canada or partly in Canada.”

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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.

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March 1, 2017  

Senate committee slams Liberal infrastructure spending

Committee alleges the only metrics used to measure spending focus on money going out the door rather than what the money is buying.

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November 9, 2016  

Trudeau will lose environmental ally with Trump in White House

President-elect has promised to pull the US from the Paris climate change deal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
August 31, 2016  

Dire economic data undermine Liberal promises of growth, Conservatives say

StatsCan reports real GDP fell at an annualized rate of 1.6% in Q2.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 2, 2016  

Federal deficit outlook challenged by $7.5B surplus 11 months into 2015-16

Fiscal monitor suggests feds would have to run $13-billion deficit in March to reach a predicted $5.4-billion shortfall.

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April 25, 2016  

Federal infrastructure money to cover projects completed in three years

Costs for transit and waste-water and water-treatment projects will be eligible retroactive to April 1.

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March 21, 2016  

Liberals to sell bigger shortfalls as key to growth

Federal government says they promise a $10-million deficit cap because of a worse-than-expected economic situation.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 9, 2016  

BoC holds key interest rate as Ottawa preps for fiscal boost

Decision comes as the federal government claims its budget will include big-ticket spending to give the economy a boost.

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February 18, 2016  

Support Bombardier to diversify economy: experts

Federal Liberals say they are studying the manufacturer’s request for more funding.

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February 16, 2016  

Trudeau promotes spending to boost economy

PM says boosting growth-generating projects such as infrastructure would ease Canada’s economic woes.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 11, 2016  

Shortfalls could total $90B over Liberals’ first mandate

Study blames weakened economy and billions in fiscal stimulus from the Liberal government for driving the economy further into the red.

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January 22, 2016  

Liberal tax changes to drain $100M more annually than expected

Government had initially projected the adjustments to be revenue-neutral.

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January 22, 2016  

Foreign investment ‘key priority’ for growth, jobs, Trudeau says

Prime Minister using time in Davos to sell the world on more than Canada’s natural resources.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
December 16, 2015  

Liberals won’t shut out GST hike to boost revenue

The previous Conservative government lowered GST by two percentage points during its decade in office.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
December 14, 2015  

Feds to seek advice from abroad on how to fire up economic growth

Government to form advisory council including people from private and public sectors with experience growing successful economies.

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December 14, 2015  

Liberal deficits could hit $25B and still honour their ‘fiscal anchor’

Government suddenly talking about the debt-to-GDP ratio, promising to keep it on a downward track annually until the next election.

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December 8, 2015  

Liberal tax changes to take $1.2B more out of federal coffers

Those making between $45,282 and $90,563 per year will see their federal income tax rate drop by 1.5%.

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November 10, 2015  

Environment minister won’t set GHG target, but calls Tory targets the ‘floor’

Liberals argue the federal government needs a credible plan for tackling climate change with the provinces before releasing targets.

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November 6, 2015  

CNRL boss welcomes Trudeau’s approach to tackling climate change

Steve Laut says he particularly likes the Liberal government’s plan to work with the provinces to lower emissions.

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October 22, 2015  

Wynne optimistic Trudeau Liberals will work with provinces

Ontario premier says she is confident the new federal government will enhance the Canada Pension Plan.

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May 5, 2015  

Trudeau releases “Robin Hood” tax plan

Liberal leader’s plan will hike taxes for the rich to help the poor.

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May 4, 2015  

Trudeau to put flesh on bones of promise to help middle class

Liberals have hinted they want to put more money in the pockets of middle-income Canadians.