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Budget bill gives Harper Cabinet new powers over CBC

The federal government’s latest budget bill would give Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Cabinet the power to dictate collective bargaining and terms for other salaries and working conditions at the CBC and three other cultural or scientific Crown corporations.

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Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, pictured on March 21 with Prime Minister Stephen Harper about to release the budget document, tabled the government’s budget implementation Bill C-60 on Monday. The bill will amend the federal Financial Administration Act to give Cabinet new powers over collective bargaining mandates of the CBC, the largest news and public affairs outlet in the country.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The federal government’s latest budget bill would give Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Cabinet the power to dictate collective bargaining and terms for other salaries and working conditions at the CBC and three other cultural or scientific Crown corporations.

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Budget bill gives Harper Cabinet new powers over CBC

The federal government’s latest budget bill would give Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Cabinet the power to dictate collective bargaining and terms for other salaries and working conditions at the CBC and three other cultural or scientific Crown corporations.

The Hill Times photo by Jake Wright
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, pictured on March 21 with Prime Minister Stephen Harper about to release the budget document, tabled the government’s budget implementation Bill C-60 on Monday. The bill will amend the federal Financial Administration Act to give Cabinet new powers over collective bargaining mandates of the CBC, the largest news and public affairs outlet in the country.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The federal government’s latest budget bill would give Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Cabinet the power to dictate collective bargaining and terms for other salaries and working conditions at the CBC and three other cultural or scientific Crown corporations.

  

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