federal election

19 policies for federal parties to adopt during election campaigns

Sep 7, 2019 | 1:00pm

With the federal election a month and a half away, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation has released its “policy wish list” before Election Day. The list shares 19 policies which the federation is encouraging each party adopts during their 2019 campaigns. The proposals are spread out in three different categories: spending and management, taxation and accountability […]

SUMA collects concerns for federal election candidates

Aug 21, 2019 | 2:30pm

The Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association has a list of concerns for federal election candidates. An association survey pegged taxation as the number-one concern of the 56 members who took part. Public Safety was next at 20 percent. President Gordon Barnhart is calling for face-to-face meetings with future federal decision makers to discuss areas such as […]

Feds spent $17.7 million on advertising in lead up to election moratorium

Jul 30, 2019 | 11:20am

OTTAWA — Newly released figures show the federal government set aside nearly $17.7 million on public awareness campaigns between April and June just ahead of a mandatory blackout on government advertising in the lead up to the fall campaign. The spending through the first three months of the federal fiscal year marks an increase of […]