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5 DHS opportunities in the president’s proposed budget

By Tom O’Keefe, consultant

One of the few civilian agencies that likely won’t have its budget cut is the Department of Homeland Security. What’s less clear is exactly how the funding breaks down for DHS components. 395 more words

Market Intelligence

You Are Already an Abolitionist

The Trump administration has proposed its first federal budget. As expected, it promises to cut back or remove funding for environmental protection, after-school programs and the arts, while dramatically upping spending on the military, law enforcement and national security. 1,886 more words

Ethnic Studies

Federal budget reinvigorates National Research Council: Internal memo

The National Research Council is expecting the coming year to be a lot better than its disaster-ridden 2016, thanks to a supportive federal budget.

An internal email to employees from new president Iain Stewart says that “in particular the renewed $59.6M for the NRC, demonstrates the Government’s confidence in the organization.” (This is for research in partnership with businesses.) 263 more words

Local News


March 23, 2017

At the risk of being too simplistic, I can only wrap my brain around the new Federal Budget proposal in terms of the environment in which I spend my time.  453 more words

Federal minister promotes Liberal budget during Windsor visit

The upshot of the Liberal government’s federal budget for Essex County residents will be shorter wait lists for affordable housing and more child-care spaces.

Jean-Yves Duclos, the federal minister for families, children and social development, came through Windsor Thursday to promote the 2017 budget delivered a day before in Ottawa. 420 more words

Local News

FUTURE TRENDS: What if rail commuting is already out of steam?

Gareth Parker    The West Australian   23 March 2017

Western Australia has just completed our third election campaign in a row in which big public transport promises took centre stage. 1,110 more words

Federal Budget

World-leading artificial intelligence program at University of Alberta gets major boost

It may not be an obvious place for Hollywood’s next Matrix movie, but the University of Alberta has quietly become a global leader in the artificial intelligence industry. 404 more words