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Vote on tentative deal between Ontario and its doctors scuttled by MDs opposed to plan

TORONTO — Doctors unhappy with a new fee agreement between the Ontario Medical Association and the Liberal government have forced a delay in voting on the four-year deal. 221 more words

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Kady O'Malley: Phoenix pay roll out 'debacle' triggers call for emergency committee meeting

Heads up, Government Operations committee members: You may want to hold off on making any vacation plans for the immediately foreseeable future.

As of Monday morning, both the Conservatives and the New Democrats are calling for emergency hearings into the ongoing technocatastrophe that is the rollout of what NDP public works critic Erin Weir describes as “the Phoenix pay system debacle.” 436 more words

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Senate to dock Mike Duffy's pay until he's paid back $17,000 in disputed expenses

OTTAWA — Sen. Mike Duffy is going to find his Senate paycheque will soon be a little lighter.

The Senate is going to start clawing back Duffy’s salary after the Prince Edward Island senator refused to repay almost $17,000 in disputed expense claims before Saturday’s deadline. 232 more words

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Not So Fast

An association that represents some of Canada’s Mounties says members have “grave reservations” about the RCMP’s recent decision to ease entrance requirements, including allowing permanent residents to apply. 87 more words

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In The News This Week - July 24, 2016

Happy Sunday, Canada! Here’s a quick recap of the biggest stories in politics this past week:

1. Canada Child Benefit: Payments from the Liberal government’s new Canada Child Benefit (CCB) started this past Wednesday, July 20. 398 more words

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Muskrat Dilemma

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is considering a request to guarantee new debt offerings to finish an over-budget and delayed hydroelectric project, a test of his support for low-emission energy development. 135 more words

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