Jim Flaherty

Feb 11, 2014
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What to expect in Harper's budget today

Brent Patterson
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says that this year's budget won't show a surplus, but that the spring 2015 budget will, just in time for the October 2015 election.
Feb 10, 2014
Julian Fantino

A tone deaf government cuts off its own nose

Geoffrey Stevens
Julian Fantino's treatment of veterans, Jim Flaherty's rebuff of premiers' request to amend the CPP, show Conservative spitefulness even towards their own kind.
Dec 9, 2013
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Flaherty's funny math with the EI surplus

Angella MacEwen
A new report from the PBO suggests that the Conservatives will balance the budget ahead of schedule. But, and it's a big but, if there were no EI surplus, there would be no balanced budget in 2016.


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