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Federal Court dismisses former PBO Kevin Page’s application

PBO Kevin Page. (Fred Chartrand/Canadian Press)

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  The Federal Court of Canada has dismissed a request by former Parliamentary Budget Officer, Kevin Page, to clarify the office’s mandate. In his application, Page had also sought “judgment affirming he has the jurisdiction to seek the information” relating to the $5.2 billion in fiscal savings outlined in the 2012 federal budget. Page had in… Read More

City of Nanaimo asks to be excluded from CETA


Council of Canadians celebrates vote for transparency and democracy By: Council of Canadians | Press Release: NANAIMO, B.C. – The Council of Canadians and its Mid Island chapter are celebrating a decision by City Council last night to demand a permanent exemption for the City from the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). Over 40 municipal… Read More