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Seven Conservative MPs face divisive nomination challenges, party denies it’s behind the move

Conservative MP Jim Eglinski told Hill staffer Ryan Oudekirk that he was ‘disappointed’ and ‘not happy’ with the nomination challenge.

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Federal fiscal policies ‘sustainable’ over long term, says new PBO report

A new report from the Officer of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, headed by Jean-Denis Fréchette, pictured, projects that the federal government could increase spending or cut taxes annually by roughly $13 billion dollars, or 0.6-0.7 per cent of the GDP, over the next 37 years and still maintain fiscal sustainability.

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'Beyond the medium term, the tax burden under current policy is maintained such that revenues grow in line with nominal GDP, while spending on programs is determined by demographic and economic projections, consistent with current government policy parameters,' reads the report, titled PBO and Finance Canada Long-term Projection Comparison.

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HOUSE OF COMMONS
S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act C-5, An Act to Repeal Division 20 of Part 3 of the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1

The Week Ahead In Parliament

Wednesday, Sept. 13

  • The House Health Committee will meet 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Room 415, Wellington Building, 197 Sparks St. in a televised meeting on Bill C-45, An Act Respecting Cannabis and to Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code, and other Acts.

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PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 11:11 AM

From left to right, Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough, Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains, and Transport Minister Marc Garneau appear at a press conference in Ottawa Dec. 12 to announce the acquisition and integration of used F-18 fighter jets from the Australian military to supplement Canada's existing fleet of CF-18s, until a replacement fleet can be secured. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Gaining Consensus: Getting Issues Heard In The New Parliament

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Policy Briefing Live – Climate Change

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Parliamentary Calendar

Thursday , April 19 , 2018

The Liberals will hold a national convention April 19-21, 2018 in Halifax, N.S.

Monday , June 11 , 2018

The International Economic Forum of the Americas hosts this annual event featuring speakers typically including heads of state, central bank governors, ministers, and global economic decision-makers. June 11-14, 2018.

Thursday , August 23 , 2018

To be held in Halifax, N.S. Until Aug. 25, 2018.

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