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Ignatieff vows to scrap tax cuts for business

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Mar 29 2010
…by freezing the rate at its current 18 per cent, the Liberals say Ottawa would ultimately have $6 billion in extra annual tax revenues. This would help a Liberal government bring down the budget deficit to a planned $18 billion or so annually in a few years and also pay for what Ignatieff said would be a very few new spending programs.

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Canadian women’s rights in decline, report says

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Feb 23 2010
The UN is convening a special session in March to mark 15 years since the huge Beijing conference on women in 1995, which laid out plans of action for all participating nations – including Canada.
Women have lost ground due to the elimination of funding for advocacy groups, the scrapping of a national child-care program and a widening wage gap between men and women, the report notes.

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