Harper plan at odds with Canadian priorities
March 15, 2007
OTTAWA — The Harper government is on the brink of exhausting its fiscal surplus on a pre-election spending plan that is at odds with what Canadians want, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
The Centre released a national Environics poll today showing that any government that takes concrete action to reduce Canada’s growing income gap would enjoy support from the majority of Canadians.
Yet the Centre’s 2007 Alternative Federal Budget, released today, warns that the federal surplus that should be used to invest in Canadian priorities could quick