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Err... <em>How</em> Many Jobs?

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...

Turning Back the Clock 50 Years: Bill C-4 and federal workers

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.
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Housing First: The Best Way to Help the Homeless

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.
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Is Justin Trudeau A Conservative?

Trudeau is trying to find a new niche for the Liberal Party. A preliminary look indicated that he is trying to take the Conservative party's old right-of-centre spot on the ideological spectrum. With fewer differences between the two parties, Trudeau's youth and vitality may come as an asset in 2015 when Canadians go to the polls.
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WATCH: What's On Flaherty's Shoe?

OTTAWA - Having all but ruled out new spending, the trick for Jim Flaherty in Thursday's budget is to maintain the impression of "action" in his fifth instalment of the Economic Action Plan series tha...
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Economic Action Plan, Eh?

OTTAWA - Canadians may be growing weary of — even hostile to — all those Economic Action Plan ads the Harper government has been pumping out for the last four years.Eight polls the Finance Department...
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Still Not Done Spending On This

OTTAWA - The Harper government says it's committed to trimming government spending but just can't seem to turn off the taps when it comes to advertising.Supplementary estimates released by Ottawa midw...