The new policy came into effect May 11 and does not apply to "communication products'' placed by previous governments.
But finance department officials said the government could still find a need to advertise aspects of the budget later on.
"The final circle [of Hell] is basically sitting in a room watching Canada Action Plan ads over and over again on a loop." Yeah, Rick Mercer really does not like the new ad campaign from Canada's Cons...
Missing from the plan, however, are important policy enablers for the Canadian labour force. Canada is faced with a changed economy and the labour force has to be more flexible and mobile than ever to meet the demands of employers.
If you're not a fan of the Conservative government or its Economic Action Plan then you'll probably love this clever bit of viral mischief. Shit Harper Did (SHD), the activist group famous for its su...
What we don’t know won’t hurt us. But what we do know just might. That may be a new calculation the federal government is making. Ottawa has quietly stopped asking Canadians questions that risk getti...
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OTTAWA - The Finance Department has ordered its pollsters to stop asking Canadians potentially embarrassing questions about Economic Action Plan advertising.In 10 public-opinion surveys since 2009, Ca...
Too often, these Economic Action Plan projects seemed like giant lottery tickets, bought with our money, and failing to pay off. Government -- federal, provincial and local -- should stay out of the way, and let investors take the risk on these "easy" money economic development schemes.
Rick Mercer really is a national treasure. And, in case you think this is off base, you may want to know that when asked why his government spent $100 million on Economic Action Plans, Prime Minister...
Economic Action Plan 2014 is what Canada needs. It continues to support jobs and growth; supports families and communities; and highlights the road to a balanced budget in 2015 without cutting transfers to individuals or the provinces.
OTTAWA - Government House Leader Peter Van Loan is using the return of Parliament to boast about the Conservatives' economic track record — but OECD figures cast a small doubt over his claim that Cana...
Stuffed into the 309-page Conservative budget implementation act, Bill C-4, that was tabled last month, are a slew of drastic changes to the federal labour relations system, which will affect the health and safety provisions, human rights protections, and collective bargaining rights of federal workers. As its number suggests, Bill C-4 is truly explosive.
We know that chronic homelessness is a challenge that is complicated by social issues like addiction and mental health. Safe, stable housing is an essential element in addressing homelessness and the problems that can often come with it. This is why the HPS takes a Housing First approach with a focus on chronic homelessness.
Canada took the wrong approach in its tackling of unemployment during the recession, a report by the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy says. The report, titled Trends, Peaks, and Troughs...