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House of Commons Returns: What to Expect Fall 2022

House of Commons Returns: What to Expect Fall 2022

After a tumultuous summer, the House of Commons returns to kick-off the fall sitting.  While the House was previously scheduled to begin sitting on September 19, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a National Day of Mourning to mark the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Even… Continue Reading House of Commons Returns: What to Expect Fall 2022

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Pierre Poilievre Wins Conservative Leadership – What’s Next?

The Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) has selected its new leader, Ottawa-area MP Pierre Poilievre, in a landslide, first-ballot win. Poilievre received a convincing 68.15% on the first ballot, with over 284,000 votes cast for him.  Former Progressive Conservative Leader and Quebec Premier Jean Charest finished in… Continue Reading Pierre Poilievre Wins Conservative Leadership – What’s Next?

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Economic Update with Sebastien Labrecque: Three Challenges Shaping the Political and Policy Landscape

Economic Update with Sebastien Labrecque: Three Challenges Shaping the Political and Policy Landscape

Q: As we head into the fall and legislatures across the country return, what do you see as the key economic issues facing parliamentarians? As we head into the fall and legislatures across the country return, there are three major economic issues that will shape the political… Continue Reading Economic Update with Sebastien Labrecque: Three Challenges Shaping the Political and Policy Landscape

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More Affordable Infrastructure: Tax-Free Municipal Bonds

More Affordable Infrastructure: Tax-Free Municipal Bonds

A new paper penned by Senior Advisor Michael Fenn explores a measure that could potentially help Canadian municipalities fund critical infrastructure projects amid rising interest rates. The impact of rising interest rates, and in turn higher borrowing costs, on municipal debentures could lead to fewer infrastructure projects,… Continue Reading More Affordable Infrastructure: Tax-Free Municipal Bonds

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Ford chooses Cabinet Stability to “Get It Done”

Ford chooses Cabinet Stability to "Get It Done"

Premier Ford has announced the first Cabinet of his new mandate. Ford’s 29 ministers will help chart the government’s course as the Premier looks to continue Ontario’s pandemic recovery, tackle cost-of-living challenges, and address the housing crisis – all while delivering on the major infrastructure projects promised… Continue Reading Ford chooses Cabinet Stability to “Get It Done”

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It got done. Ford returns to Queen’s Park with second majority mandate

It got done. Ford returns to Queen’s Park with second majority mandate

After a 28-day campaign, the results are in, and Ontario has re-elected Doug Ford and his Ontario PCs with a majority mandate. As Ford heads back to the Premier’s Office and prepares to assemble his next Cabinet, here’s what to expect as the Ford government prepares for… Continue Reading It got done. Ford returns to Queen’s Park with second majority mandate

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