Posts By: Nadya Bell, Ottawa Bureau Chief

Nadya Bell, Ottawa Bureau Chief

Budget a First Step to Good University Funding: Critics

Federal budget separates PSE money, promises increases OTTAWA (CUP) — Liberal Leader St├ęphane Dion says there is nothing in the federal budget for students, but some groups are hopeful increases to provincial transfers will mean money for universities. ?The dedicated transfer is kind of a macro issue, It’s providing reliable transparent funding for provinces, which… Read more »

Women’s organizations bracing for budget

OTTAWA (CUP) — Women’s groups are concerned that impending tax cuts could hurt lower-income women. Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has announced the federal budget will be released on Monday March 19. Flaherty has said cuts to income tax are planned for this budget. “It’s not that lower income women don’t want tax cuts —… Read more »