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Jordan Bateman: Province needs a plan to eliminate its debt

You may not realize it, but you’re drowning in debt. In fact, we all are. It doesn’t matter how prudent we have been with your money, how brilliant our investments, how lucrative our career, how stingy our spending. 532 more words

Opinion

Third annual Liberty Now event in Toronto, November 1, 2014

The speakers’ list has been released for the third annual Liberty Now event in Toronto, November 1, 2014, which includes speakers from the Canadian Constitution Foundation and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. 12 more words

Manitoba MP says he'll donate legislative severance pay

WINNIPEG – A member of Parliament who received a severance package when he left provincial politics says he has decided to donate it all to charity. 113 more words

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Manitoba politicians who quit get recently enhanced severance pay

WINNIPEG – When Progressive Conservative Larry Maguire quit the Manitoba legislature to run for a federal seat, he received $85,564 in transition pay under a formula that was enhanced after the last provincial election. 611 more words

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Manitoba government defends infrastructure spending

WINNIPEG – Manitoba’s NDP government insists it didn’t break its promise to spend all revenue from its sales tax hike on infrastructure.

Last year the provincial sales tax was increased from 7 to 8 per cent, in what the Selinger government said was a necessary move to raise more money to spend on roads, bridges and other infrastructure projects. 268 more words

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Oshawa continues to fail under John Henry's administration

Now more than ever, the residents of Oshawa have to ask themselves one very simple question. Are we better now than we were four years ago, or any other time? 316 more words

Raise fees for Freedom of Information requests, Calgary councillor Ray Jones urges

City employees are spending too much time processing freedom of information requests, according to a Calgary councillor who wants the province to raise the price of seeking documents from city hall. 387 more words

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