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House Finance Committee members offer views on Bills C-43 and C-48

The budget bills, C-43 and C-48 have to get through the House Finance Committee where the opposition Conservatives and Bloc Québécois outnumber the Libs and NDP. Bill C-43 is the main budget bill which includes the Atlantic Accord for off-shore revenues in Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia, the Kyoto plan, the Canadian Environment Protection Act amendments, as well as funding for early childhood education, First Nations communities and eliminating corporate surtaxes. Bill C-48 is the amendment the

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