Premiers Meeting Halifax

Your Share of Canada's Government Debt: $34,000+

Charles Lammam | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Politics
Charles Lammam

The management of public finances may not have received due attention from the premiers in Halifax. But as our federal and provincial political leaders gear up for next year's budget season, they would be wise to acknowledge the seriousness of growing government debt and put forth bold plans to balance their budgets. Kicking the debt down the road simply isn't an option.

Give Us More Economic Control: Clark

CP | Michael Tutton, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

HALIFAX - The premiers are calling on Ottawa to give them more control over the number of immigrants they can recruit and the kinds of services they c...

Premiers Claim Feds Making MASSIVE Health Care Cuts

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.26.2012 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - Canada's premiers and territorial leaders say they stand to lose almost $36 billion in health transfers over a 10-year period if Ottawa proc...

Why We're Feeling Political 'Despair'

CBC | Posted 09.24.2012 | Canada Politics

As premiers gather for their annual Council of the Federation meeting in Halifax this week, a new Institute for Research on Public Policy-Nanos Resear...

Top Chief Wants Equal Partnership With Premiers

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - National chief Shawn Atleo wants the premiers to recognize First Nations as full and equal partners in developing natural resources, but he s...

Why Can't They All Just Get Along?

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada's 13 territorial and provincial premiers are meeting in Halifax this week. With their demands upon the federal government and their disagreemen...