BUDGET 2012 CUTS

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Bill C-38: The Tories' Soiled Green

Nearly half of Bill C-38 is directed at rewriting Canada's foundational environmental laws. Putting all this in a fast-track budget bill, with time allocation on debate, and heading to the Finance Committee, is a direct assault on the principles of parliamentary democracy.
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Reactions To Federal Budget

Now that federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has delivered Canada's 2012 federal budget, opposition parties and key stakeholders are beginning to respond to the Conservative government's spending pl...
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WATCH: Budget Winners And Losers

While Canada's budget for 2012 includes plenty of losers, there are also those who will benefit from the federal government's spending plans. Watch Armine Yalnizyan, senior economist with the Canadia...
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Non-cents! Pennies To Go Away

OTTAWA -- There may still be pennies from heaven, but they won't be coming from the mint much longer. The humble one-cent piece is set to disappear from Canadian pockets, a victim of inflation. Thursd...
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Highlights Of The Federal Budget

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty delivered the federal government's spending plans for 2012 in a budget that will lead to public sector cuts in Canada. Here are some of the highlights: %Slideshow-537782%...
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FULL TEXT: Jim Flaherty Delivers Budget

Here is the full text of the Budget Speech as delivered by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty: Today we present Economic Action Plan 2012. It is Canada’s plan for jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. Loo...