2012 Federal Budget

This Budget, Old People Be Damned

I was thinking of my grandfather on March 29 when the Conservative government announced in the budget that it will raise the Old Age Security (OAS) benefits from age 65 to 67. We do have a looming pension crisis in Canada, not because people are retiring too early, but because their combined pension and investment income will still see them retiring into poverty.

CBC Braces For Deep Budget Cuts

MONTREAL - The head of the CBC says he fears that imminent budget cuts might affect programming and is anxious to learn what percentage of funding he will lose.In a speech to the Montreal Board of Tra...
CP File

Harper Unlikely To Budge On Budget

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is seeking opposition input into the next federal budget, even though he no longer needs opposition support to ensure its passage.The budget, expected later this...