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Federal parties left dozens of potential election promises on cutting-room floor

Jan 22 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Federal political parties left dozens of potential platform proposals on the cutting-room floor during the last election campaign, a new report from the parliamentary budget officer suggests. The report published Wednesday reviews the spending watchdog's first-ever experience costing platform commitments during the fall campaign. The Liberal government gave it that power in 2017 as […]

Federal parties left dozens of potential election promises on cutting-room floor

Jan 22 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Federal political parties left dozens of potential platform proposals on the cutting-room floor during the last election campaign, a new report from the parliamentary budget officer suggests. The report published Wednesday reviews the spending watchdog's first-ever experience costing platform commitments during the fall campaign. The Liberal government gave it that power in 2017 as […]

Federal parties left dozens of potential election promises on cutting-room floor

Jan 22 2020 — Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — Federal political parties left dozens of potential platform proposals on the cutting-room floor during the last election campaign, a new report from the parliamentary budget officer suggests. The report published Wednesday reviews the spending watchdog's first-ever experience costing platform commitments during the fall campaign. The Liberal government gave it that power in 2017 as […]