Stephen Harper Budget

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Budget Pledges Immediate Cash For Vets

OTTAWA - The Harper government is promising to spend more on the day-to-day-upkeep of the military, but the cash does not kick in for two years and is short of what the parliamentary budget office say...
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They're Already Off And Running

OTTAWA - The symbolism of Finance Minister Joe Oliver donning a pair of Tory blue sneakers Monday for the traditional new-budget-shoes photo opportunity shouldn't be lost on anyone.A federal election...
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Will Harper Keep His Promise on Budget Day?

Stephen Harper won his majority in 2011 -- on his fourth attempt -- because of certain promises he made. He promised to control spending. He promised to balance the federal budget in 2014-15. And he promised to deliver tax relief once the budget was balanced, by extending income splitting to working families and by doubling the amount we can all put in our Tax-Free Savings Accounts each year.This year's federal budget will show us if he's serious about keeping the promises that got him his majority.