Flaherty promises to modernize standards to boost innovation and allow for more creative brews
Harper government also spending $631 million over the next two years to help build a new Detroit-Windsor crossing
One such project might be a second bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ont.
Flaherty says our long-term economic prosperity depends on sticking to the plan, noting that Canada has the best fiscal position in G7.
Jim Flaherty says the federal government has not directly considered the possibility as it looks at other potential asset sales
Unlike last year’s update, Flaherty has signalled he expects to report a better-than-projected deficit this fiscal year
One pressing question is whether the savings were largely a one-time occurrence or will flow through to future years
This project is expected to create up to 59 new full-time jobs and help the company target new markets and increase product diversification.
NDP finance critic Peggy Nash said despite the shorter length, the budget legislation still qualifies as an omnibus bill because of the wide variety of measures it tackles.
The Parliamentary Budget Officer’s latest report says the Harper Government’s “economic Action Plan” will actually reduce growth and job creation by 2016.