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Feds say 80% of $29.4-billion stimulus 'being implemented,' report says 65.2% flowing

While the government says 80 per cent of $29-billion for one year is 'already being implemented,' only 65.2 per cent of the allocated money has actually begun to flow.

The federal government says 80 per cent of its $29.4-billion one-year stimulus package is "already being implemented," but 65.2 per cent of the allocated money has actually begun flowing, according to the report and Liberals say the 234-page report card is "vacuous" and full of "announcements that don't mean anything," however, there's no sign of an election yet.

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Feds say 80% of $29.4-billion stimulus 'being implemented,' report says 65.2% flowing

While the government says 80 per cent of $29-billion for one year is 'already being implemented,' only 65.2 per cent of the allocated money has actually begun to flow.

The federal government says 80 per cent of its $29.4-billion one-year stimulus package is "already being implemented," but 65.2 per cent of the allocated money has actually begun flowing, according to the report and Liberals say the 234-page report card is "vacuous" and full of "announcements that don't mean anything," however, there's no sign of an election yet.

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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