BUDGET 2012

CP

Squeeze Every Penny

The upcoming federal budget will mark the start of a "culture shift" in Ottawa from "spending enablers" to "cost containers," Treasury Board President Tony Clement says. Clement, the minister respons...
CP

Budget Won't Detail Cuts

The federal budget will be delivered on March 29, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced Wednesday, but it won't contain all the details of the government's planned spending cuts. All government dep...
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Flaherty Gives Budget Date

OTTAWA - The federal government will unveil its much-awaited austerity budget on March 29, although Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said those expecting a detailed schedule of spending cuts may be disap...
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The Secret Cost Of The TFSA

OTTAWA - A popular savings program created by the federal Conservatives is exacerbating the fiscal pressure on public pension benefits — even as the government prepares to scale back benefits.Prime Mi...