Posts Tagged ‘ corporate tax cuts in Canada ’

Will US-Canada continental security perimeter finally bring too-clever-by-half Stephen Harper down?

Feb 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

Is there really going to be a 2011 Canadian federal election that changes the  present arrangement of the musical chairs in Ottawa, in any significant way? Who knows? But if there is, it will probably be the result of a few wonky issues that, somewhat unexpectedly (in at least some quarters), hit we the Canadian […]

How much longer can 40th Parliament of Canada live on?

Jan 31st, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

The obvious big question about the 40th Parliament of Canada that resumes today in Ottawa is how much longer it will last. John Ibbitson has reported “Corporate tax cuts may bring down government.” He cites in particular the opinions of “NDP finance critic Tom Mulcair” (who “told CTV Question Period Sunday that it was ‘highly […]

What about job-creating tax cuts for jobs that are actually created?

Jan 28th, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

[UPDATED JANUARY 31]. Given all the growing turmoil and fixed-date electioneering in Canada’s provinces this year, Chantal Hébert has just suggested: “It may after all be the perfect time to get a federal election over with.” And then just yesterday we heard as well that “Tory tax cuts could trigger election,” and (the day before): […]

Could emerging new political Iggy be closer to holy grail than we think?

Jan 20th, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

This coming Sunday, January 23 will mark the fifth anniversary of the 2006 Canadian federal election that first brought the Harper Conservative minority government to office. And Mr. Harper himself apparently thinks there is a “50-50 chance of election this year” (nudge, nudge, wink, wink, as they used to say on Monty Python). If there […]