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Federal budget-making process increasingly focused on public relations strategy: leading expert

And Bruce Doern says there are a lot more budget-watchers offering advice: think-tanks, banks, and financial markets.

Federal budget-making is a "tricky business," very centralized and increasingly focused on the communications aspects, but budget-watchers have multiplied over the years and the awareness over budget-related issues has generally increased, says one of Canada's leading experts on federal government spending.

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Federal budget-making process increasingly focused on public relations strategy: leading expert

And Bruce Doern says there are a lot more budget-watchers offering advice: think-tanks, banks, and financial markets.

Federal budget-making is a "tricky business," very centralized and increasingly focused on the communications aspects, but budget-watchers have multiplied over the years and the awareness over budget-related issues has generally increased, says one of Canada's leading experts on federal government spending.

  

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Friday, January 30, 2015
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Book of Negroes screening on Parliament Hill Jan. 27, 2015

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Copies of Lawrence Hill's book, Book of Negroes.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MP Joyce Bateman, Lawrence Hill and Conservative MP Susan Truppe.
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Conservative MPs Ray Boughen, Rob Clarke, John Barlow and Chris Warkentin.
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Heather Bradley and Aunjanue Ellis
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Aunjanue Ellis, star of Book of Negroes.

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