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Harper extends stimulus deadline

Move to push back cut-off until Oct. 31 comes as budget watchdog warns one in four infrastructure projects will miss original date

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Budget watchdog questions whether stimulus program created jobs

Majority of those surveyed said $4-billion in infrastructure spending had negative or no

Stimulus cash didn’t create many jobs, Ottawa’s budget watchdog says

Only a third of survey respondents said infrastructure program had a beneficial impact on

Getting a handle on happiness

Recognizing that intangibles count, governments are beginning to move away from the view that economic growth is the sole measure of a nation’s

Ottawa gives low-income seniors a break

Human Resources Minister halts change to way lump-sum withdrawals from RRIFs would affect GIS

Ottawa halts change that would leave low-income seniors in lurch

Human Resources Minister instructs officials to contact all Canadians who might be

Low-income seniors get break from Ottawa

Finley halts change to way lump-sum withdrawals from RRIFs would affect GIS

Professor flunks MPs on pension debate

McMaster political scientists regrets asking students to tune into

PM reappoints privacy watchdog

Jennifer Stoddart has taken on Veterans Affairs as well as corporate giants Facebook and

Tories tighten leash on bureaucrats’ hospitality, travel spending

Changes call for more detailed reporting and increased use of video

Flaherty refuses to extend stimulus deadline for laggards

Rejecting provincial calls for more time, Finance Minister says projects that are well behind schedule will be cut

No extensions for stimulus laggards, Finance Minister says

Jim Flaherty signals that cities and provinces will be on hook for projects not nearing completion by deadline – including several in Quebec and

Flaherty refuses to extend stimulus deadline

Rejecting provincial calls for more time, Finance Minister says projects that are well behind schedule will be cut

Flaherty's budget -consultation edict: Don’t ask us to spend money

Finance Minister says he won’t consider ‘risky new spending

Ottawa to rely on public service attrition for lion’s share of spending cuts

But some suggest Stockwell Day’s math doesn’t add

MPs schedule pension-reform debate

House will weigh issue a month ahead of key meeting between Ottawa and

Let Canadians decide whether to raise retirement age, report says

Public debate urged on options: higher CPP contributions or making 67 the qualifying

No need to panic after summits end without clear deals: Harper

Harper insists the need for G20 nations to solve disputes over currencies and trade imbalances is not as urgent as some might

Harper invited to private dinner with Emperor of Japan

Invitation a gesture of thanks for the hospitality Canada extended in the summer of

Harper hopes for Beatles sing-along at dinner with Emperor of Japan

Invitation a gesture of thanks for the hospitality Canada extended in the summer of

Piano and poetry: Harpers get cozy with Japan’s Emperor

Prime Minister and his wife receive rare invitation to Sunday night dinner at secretive Imperial

Harper emphasizes need for ‘global solution’ to human smuggling at APEC summit

PM has already raised the issue at his meetings with Malaysian and Philippine

Harper seeks ‘global solution’ to human smuggling at APEC summit

PM has already raised the issue at his meetings with Malaysian and Philippine

Canada launching free-trade talks with India

Deal projected to boost economies of both countries by $6-billion a year once

Harper says Parliament’s okay not needed to extend Afghan mission

Technical or training mission ‘is something the executive can do on its own,’ PM

Harper won't seek Parliament’s okay to extend Afghan mission

Technical or training mission ‘is something the executive can do on its own,’ PM

PM acknowledges changing mind on continuing Afghan role

Stephen Harper says decision to consider ongoing non-combat mission was made reluctantly after looking at the

In Seoul, PM honours Korean War vets

Harper marks his first Remembrance Day abroad with praise for those who fought ‘one of the toughest wars in our

Will PM break his Afghan silence on Remembrance Day?

Harper, who marks Nov. 11 at Korean War Memorial in Seoul, has yet to comment on government’s decision to consider post-2011 training

MPs set for all-day takeover debate

New Democrats want foreign investment rules changed to ensure transparency in cases like

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