In a Q&A with The Hill Times, Finance Minister Bill Morneau says tax reforms were prompted by a desire to lower the small business tax rate to nine per cent, as promised by the Liberals in the 2015 election campaign.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the Liberal government's economic plan is working, pointing to the 400,000 jobs that have been created since the Liberals assumed office and Canada's 6.2 per cent unemployment rate reported in September, the lowest in nearly a decade. The Hill Times file photo
Finance Minister Bill Morneau is under the spotlight as the Trudeau government concludes its second year in office.
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PIPSC president Debi Daviau says amount spent on outsourcing has increased ‘despite commitment by the government to reduce spending on external consultants to 2005 levels,’ at union’s annual general meeting.
The process of new MPs learning where their Ottawa offices will be will begin after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces who will be making up his re-jigged cabinet on Nov. 20, the government whip said last week.