Prime Minister Stephen Harper cut short debate to push forward an obscure bill on private pension funds Tuesday to divert attention from the uproar over his plan to reduce or amend Old Age Security payments, the opposition parties claimed.
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It’s still unclear how much the support will ultimately cost, and how many businesses and organizations will apply and receive such assistance, though Prime Minister Trudeau acknowledged that the 'costs keep climbing.'
Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault said he has spoken with representatives from media groups and trade unions representing journalists, and the government is doing 'everything we can to help them make it through this cr