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Like Robin Hood in reverse – Fine Gael take from the poor and give to the rich

Like Robin Hood in reverse, Fine Gael take from the poor and give to the rich. To be more precise they take from low and middle income earners and give to the top 10%. 849 more words


Budget watchdog 'one step' from taking government to court

OTTAWA  — Canada’s budget watchdog is one step away from taking the Harper government to court in an effort to uncover the impacts of massive spending and staffing cuts announced more than two years ago. 920 more words


More enterprising incentives re approved statutory share option scheme 'EMI'!

The Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) scheme is an approved statutory share option scheme. A qualifying share option scheme offers employees (known as ‘granting the option’) the opportunity to purchase shares at a later date, generally at the market value prevailing at the date of the original offer. 399 more words


Federal Court upholds law allowing federal government to toss old immigration applications

OTTAWA — The federal government was acting well within its rights when it decided last spring to toss the immigration applications of some 280,000 skilled workers and their families, the Federal Court ruled Thursday. 753 more words


Warning: High Value Property Tax

Warning: High Value Property Tax

Rashida Zakir, Partner and head of fletcher Day’s Residential Property Team gives a serious health warning to all property investors.  534 more words


Budget bill passes Senate, receives royal assent

OTTAWA — The Harper government’s budget has now become law after the Senate approved a second omnibus implementation bill on the last day of the 2012 parliamentary session. 521 more words


Missing Opportunities

I met a long time Labour stalwart in the Milk Market in Limerick yesterday and when I asked him how he was and what he thought of the Budget he just shook his head in sadness. 501 more words

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