Matt McClearn

Budget opts for austerity plan

Canada’s military and the world’s downtrodden were the biggest losers in federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s latest budget, unveiled Thursday in Ottawa. It lays out a plan to return to balanced budgets by the middle of this decade, which contemplates reduced growth in spending on defence and international aid. The plan was largely consistent with […]

By Matt McClearn |March 4, 2010

4 min read