Kinder Morgan acquisition could increase federal budget deficit by 36%

Report says the government is probably facing at least $11.6 billion in project-completion costs for the pipeline

Kinder Morgan acquisition could increase federal budget deficit by 36%
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Report says the government is probably facing at least $11.6 billion in project-completion costs for the pipeline

Reward working to improve income for the working poor

Help the working poor with targeted benefits like the CWB, not misguided minimum wage hikes

Reward working to improve income for the working poor
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Help the working poor with targeted benefits like the CWB, not misguided minimum wage hikes

Quest for equality must first address poverty, childcare

Too many people are one job loss, one illness, one retirement or one calamity away from disaster. We need income security

Quest for equality must first address poverty, childcare
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Too many people are one job loss, one illness, one retirement or one calamity away from disaster. We need income security

Federal budget turned a blind eye to Canada’s economic challenges

Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s budget fails to address sluggish economic growth and declining business investment

Federal budget turned a blind eye to Canada’s economic challenges
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Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s budget fails to address sluggish economic growth and declining business investment

Trade wars, food fights and a budget that ignores it all

Duties may look like attractive, simple mechanisms to protect domestic interests. But they’re a very expensive way to retain jobs

Trade wars, food fights and a budget that ignores it all
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Duties may look like attractive, simple mechanisms to protect domestic interests. But they’re a very expensive way to retain jobs

Will Trudeau keep his promise to balance the budget?

He can, by following in Jean Chretien's footsteps and finding savings through a comprehensive review of its programs

Will Trudeau keep his promise to balance the budget?
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He can, by following in Jean Chretien’s footsteps and finding savings through a comprehensive review of its programs

Feel-good budget is fine, but don’t forget economic essentials

There are limits on what removing discrimination can do: fair taxation, fewer regulations and infrastructure should be the focus of the next federal budget

Feel-good budget is fine, but don’t forget economic essentials
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There are limits on what removing discrimination can do: fair taxation, fewer regulations and infrastructure should be the focus of the next federal budget

Governments often waste money in their rush to save it

We need to think of the real value of results. If it costs $10 to find out we wasted $1, what’s the point?

Governments often waste money in their rush to save it
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We need to think of the real value of results. If it costs $10 to find out we wasted $1, what’s the point?

On the cutting edge of Canada’s economic future

Don’t leave the skilled trades out of Canada’s innovation conversation. High-tech isn't just about apps – it's also about developing apprentices

On the cutting edge of Canada’s economic future
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ROBINSON, WATTS-RYNARD: Don’t leave the skilled trades out of Canada’s innovation conversation. High-tech isn’t just about apps – it’s also about developing apprentices

Ottawa’s ‘innovation budget’ unlikely to spark innovation

Handing out taxpayer money in corporate welfare takes resources away from other areas that could be the source of future innovation

Ottawa’s ‘innovation budget’ unlikely to spark innovation
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LAMMAM, MACINTYRE: Handing out taxpayer money in corporate welfare takes resources away from other areas that could be the source of future innovation