Posts Tagged ‘ontario

Flaherty takes a shot at Ontario

- March 22nd, 2012

In Stittsville, Ontario, at what will likely be his last “media availability” before tabling the federal budget in a week’s time, I asked Finance Minister Jim Flaherty what he thought of the provincial budgets already tabled by Quebec, Saskatchewan and Alberta. He didn’t have much to say about those provinces, but he did say this:

“I’m concerned about Ontario. Let’s face it, the credit rating agencies have already warned Ontario. Read more…

Who do you blame for the crisis in Attawapiskat?

- December 9th, 2011

The federal government today said it had acquired 15 mobile homes for the beleaguered community of Attawapiskat, Ont. The community’s chief, Theresa Spence, says they need 22. And, in any event, the homes won’t get there until after Christmas when the roads are frozen solid enough for transport.

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