Tories target CBC in public pay crackdown (The Globe and Mail (Ottawa/Quebec Edition), May 1 2013, PageA1)


Tories target CBC in public pay crackdown
BILL CURRY JOHN IBBITSON
The Globe and Mail (Ottawa/Quebec Edition)
May 1 2013

The federal government is taking a harder line on collective bargaining, giving itself sweeping new powers to steer independent Crown corporations on their negotiations with employees over wages and benefits. The main targets are the CBC, Canada Post…read more…

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Canadian GDP growth outpaces expectations (Toronto Star, May 1 2013, PageB3)


Canadian GDP growth outpaces expectations
CARYS MILLS STAFF REPORTER
Toronto Star
May 1 2013

Canada’s economy grew by 0.3 per cent in February, keeping pace with growth in January to beat expectations. Mining, quarrying, and extraction of oil and gas were the main source of growth in real gross domestic product, Statistics Canada reported…read more…

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PBO asks again for budget data (Ottawa Citizen, Apr 25 2013, PageA3)


PBO asks again for budget data
KATHRYN MAY
Ottawa Citizen
Apr 25 2013

Interim parliamentary budget officer Sonia L’Heureux is resuming her predecessor’s battle for information with another round of requests to all deputy ministers to turn over details on the impact on their departments of the Conservatives’ $5.2 billion…read more…

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