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Marni Soupcoff: One promise the Liberals actually kept will make the next election much worse

The federal Liberals may have failed to deliver on many of their campaign promises, but they’ve done almost exactly as they said they would in at least one area: getting the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) involved in costing future election campaign promises — theirs and those of other political parties. 752 more words

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Canadians' love for debt headed into uncharted territory, PBO report warns

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Terence Corcoran: Watch out for these Top 5 Liberal budget spins on Wednesday

Here are the top five issues/subjects/spins to track when Finance Minister Bill Morneau produces the Liberals’ second budget in the House of Commons on Wednesday. 920 more words

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Chris Selley: An island of reason in the Sea of Trump: Imagine what a better-funded PBO could do for Canada

As I write this, the President of the United States has just declined to shake hands with the German Chancellor. A few hours earlier he had accused North Korea of “behaving very badly” and China of doing “little to help” — on his Twitter account, naturally, which he runs himself. 835 more words

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The federal Liberals turn ‘infrastructure spending’ into meaningless words

In their campaigning, and since coming into power, the Trudeau Liberals have talked a lot about wanting to grow the economy to better serve Canada’s middle class. 501 more words

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Liberals played politics during House of Commons break with blizzard of cheque handouts worth $1.25B

OTTAWA — It was a blizzard of cheque handouts from MPs the likes of which has never been seen in the nearly decade-old National Post database that tracks each and every federal government spending announcement. 772 more words

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All eyes (soon to be) on Rideau Hall as shuffle speculation swirls

Even as rumours of an imminent cabinet restructuring race across the ice-encrusted precinct and through the hallways of the capital, there’s still no word – no official word, at least – on exactly… 363 more words

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