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Commentary

Our thoughts and opinions on a variety of topics affecting your business.

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Thu 30th May 2013

Ontario Avoids Election; Critical Lobbying Period Begins

Matt Morrison
Ontario Avoids Election; Critical Lobbying Period Begins
On May 29th, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s first provincial budget survived a confidence vote with MPP’s voting 65-36 in support of the motion.   Following weeks of negotiations between NDP leader Andrea Horwath and Premier Wynne, a compromise was reached leading the NDP to (More)
Thu 30th May 2013

Harper Government - A Mid Term Commentary

Matt Morrison
Harper Government - A Mid Term Commentary
This summer, Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s first majority government will reach the halfway mark of its four year mandate.  Although the Conservatives enjoyed relatively smooth sailing during the first year of their term, the past few months have been tempestuous at best.   (More)
Fri 3rd May 2013

Provincial Budget 2013 - An Overview

Matt Morrison
Provincial Budget 2013 - An Overview
Yesterday afternoon, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa tabled the 2013 Provincial Budget, his first since taking over as Ontario’s treasurer.  Ever since Kathleen Wynne became Premier after winning the Liberal leadership in January, speculation has been rampant that an (More)
Fri 22nd Mar 2013

Federal Budget 2013 - An Overview

Matt Morrison
Federal Budget 2013 - An Overview
Overall Theme and Pre-Budget Expectations Yesterday afternoon, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tabled the 2013 Federal Budget.  With an expected major cabinet shift  coming this summer, and due to health concerns, it is unclear as to whether or not this will be Flaherty’s last (More)
Thu 21st Feb 2013

Highlights of the Speech from the Throne

Matt Morrison
Highlights of the Speech from the Throne
The Speech from the Throne Ontario On Tuesday afternoon, Lt. Governor David Onley delivered the Liberal party’s first legislative plan since Premier Kathleen Wynne was selected several weeks ago.  Voted on Wednesday morning, the throne speech passed with the support of (More)
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