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Harper's Pre-Election Budget Delivers Surplus, But Few Jobs

Best ideas lifted from NDP, says Mulcair.

With a federal election looming in the fall, the Harper government tabled a budget in Ottawa on Tuesday with a $1.4 billion surplus. 536 more words


Dinner Exchange East: a carnival of culinary up-cycling

It is a chilly Monday evening in March and I am sat in an Italian restaurant that has undergone a Caribbean makeover. Bird of paradise colours vividly adorn everything from the tables, walls, windows and waitresses.   1,021 more words

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Federal budget: By the numbers (with video)

Here are the budget highlights, by the numbers:

$1.4 billion

Projected budget surplus in 2015-16. The federal contingency fund drops to $1 billion (returning to $3 billion by 2019) 434 more words


Road to balanced budget has seen a gusher of red ink

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government will have run up almost $150 billion in deficits over the last seven years by the time Finance Minister Joe Oliver rises Tuesday in the House of Commons to table a balanced 2015 budget. 687 more words


You should not measure your gift by how much you give, but by how much you have left. 

Luke 21:1-3

And then He turned His attention from the religious scholars to some wealthy people who were depositing their donations in the offering boxes. A widow, obviously poor, came up and dropped two copper coins in one of the boxes. 30 more words

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