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Government committee outlines plan for $2.3B in budget cuts

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An independent government committee says it has come up with ways to reduce government spending by a total of $2.3 billion.

After six months of work behind the scenes, the committee chaired by former federal minister Lucienne Robillard has released theĀ first part of its report. 187 more words

Montreal

Little Big Government: November 21

By Roxann Mulligan

This year’s election cycle refuses to die. The Boulder County Canvass Board, responsible for certifying the abstract of the votes, voted not to certify… 113 more words

Government And Politics

Canadian Forces soldier dies in on-base incident at CFB Petawawa

CFB PETAWAWA, Ont. — Prime Minister Stephen Harper is offering his condolences after a soldier was killed in an “unfortunate incident” at CFB Petawawa in eastern Ontario. 128 more words

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DHS OIG -- Major Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Department of Homeland Security

Major Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Department of Homeland Security (PDF)
Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General

We have identified major challenges that affect both the Department as a whole, as well as individual components.

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Government And Politics

Rob Ford says he will 'keep an eye' on mayor-elect John Tory

Outgoing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he will closely monitor mayor-elect John Tory when Ford is a city councillor.

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Chianello: NCC's bizarre LRT grandstanding smacks of politics

For a while there, it really did seem as if the National Capital Commission and the city of Ottawa had kissed and made up, that they had patched their often-rocky relationship and were ready to, if not always agree, at least put on a good face for the sake of the kids of the capital. 711 more words

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Boulder is on its way to becoming a gigabit city

By Roxann Mulligan

On election day, the city of Boulder won the right to provide high-speed internet service by a pronounced landslide. Now, the city must decide how to implement such a system. 917 more words

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