Critics say they’re concerned about the 2012 federal budget’s focus on resource development, and its vague promises to “streamline” environmental reviews.
By the numbers: $5.2 billion in cuts. $377 million slashed from foreign aid. 19,200 federal jobs gone. $275 million for Aboriginal schools. 10% hacked from CBC.
The Conservative government will push Old Age Security benefits until age 67, according to a Globe and Mail report today. The delayed retirement is part of a budget that confirms Prime Minister...
Ottawa is gradually slashing its role in medicare – passing ball to provinces, the federal budget watchdog reveals.
Country will take a battering if the world tanks, but it has strong companies, a working banking system and a sound fiscal position, says governor of central bank.
US is sowing distress and fear among dual citizens who have innocently failed to file a U.S. return and owe no taxes, finance minister says.
Key US market fragile but we still expect modest growth, finance minister insists.
Opposition presses finance minister to use stimulus, aim for job creation and growth.
American rules a "tax grab" on people living here -- and Ottawa should intervene, critic says.
But country not an island, and international stress will affect us, he says.