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01/31/2015 - 13:57
Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated the United Steelworkers and Canadian National Railway (CN) on the renewal of their collective agreement. The agreement was reached following direct negotiations between both parties.
01/30/2015 - 14:53
Minister O'Toole announces easier and faster access to effective mental health care for Veterans and their families
01/30/2015 - 14:00
The Harper Government is providing funding of $295,000 to two local organizations for projects that will prevent and combat homelessness in Prince Albert. Randy Hoback, Member of Parliament for Prince Albert, made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development.
01/30/2015 - 13:34
Finance Minister Joe Oliver today welcomed the findings of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV consultation with Canada, which once again highlighted the Government's successful low-tax plan to create jobs, growth and long-term prosperity.

Strahl urges passage of Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity Act

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Ottawa- Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP, Mark Strahl, rose in the House of Commons today to speak in favour of Bill C-38: Jobs Growth and Long-Term Prosperity Act. The bill would implement key elements of the Government's Economic Action Plan 2012.

"Although the economy remains fragile, Canada continues to outperform our major trading partners. The measures contained in our Action Plan will further strengthen our economy and create jobs and long-term prosperity for all Canadians," said Strahl.

Strahl highlighted measures in the bill that would encourage responsible resource development, ensure the sustainability of social programs, and balance the budget in the medium-term through modest spending reductions.

"While other countries have slipped into recession in a rush to balance the budget and others see their credit ratings slashed, Canada is moving to a balanced budget at the right pace and our economy continues to grow."

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