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Tax savings for seniors

September 26,2013

Tax savings for seniors The Harper Government has made supporting seniors a priority, and has established many tax credits and benefits targeted to seniors aged 65 and up. Seniors may be eligible for several of the tax-saving measures described below, which can help reduce the amount of income tax they owe. Other programs like RRSPs ...


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Harper Government Opens National Competition to Support Incubators and Accelerators to Help Create Jobs, Growth and Innovation in Canada

September 23,2013

The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, and the Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of State (Science and Technology, and Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario), today announced the next step in implementing the Harper Government’s Venture Capital Action Plan by helping to ensure that Canada’s promising innovative start-up firms have the resources required to ...


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Harper Government Supports Job Creation with Three-Year Freeze of Employment Insurance Premium Rates

September 9,2013

The Harper Government announced today that it will freeze the Employment Insurance (EI) premium rate for employees at the 2013 level of $1.88 per $100 of insurable earnings for 2014, and additionally that the rate will be set no higher than $1.88 for 2015 and 2016. “While Canada has seen steady job creation since the ...


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Harper Government Encouraged by Important Milestone in Transportation of Canadian Oil West to East

August 1,2013

  SAINT-JOHN, NEW BRUNSWICK – The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Regional Minister for New Brunswick, today reacted to TransCanada’s announcement of their Energy East Pipeline Project proposal on behalf of the Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources. This project aims to carry Canadian crude from Alberta ...


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HARPER GOVERNMENT INVESTS IN UPGRADES FOR DIEPPE TENNIS COURTS

June 27,2013

DIEPPE, NB – JUNE 25, 2013 – Robert Goguen, MP for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe and Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of Justice, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), announced federal funding for the replacement of six existing tennis courts at Cousteau Park located ...


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Governemnt of Canada Invests in Innovation in Moncton

May 28,2013

MONCTON (NB) – MAY 21, 2013 – Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, announced an investment of close to $5.6 million in support of two innovative research and development (R&D) projects in Moncton under the  Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF). The announced AIF funding will help the Atlantic Canada Research Institute to study the loss ...


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Governments of Canada and New Brunswick Support APEX Industries Inc.

May 28,2013

  May 16, 2013 – MONCTON, NB The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, and the Honourable David Alward, Premier of New Brunswick, today announced combined support in Apex Industries Inc. The funding will help improve company competitiveness and create greater opportunities for the aerospace and ...


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Government of Canada Announces Support for Innovation in Atlantic Canada

May 23,2013

May 14, 2013 – Summerside, Prince Edward Island Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced support for three projects in Prince Edward Island under the Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF), which will promote jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities ...


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Canada’s Continued Job Growth

May 13,2013

Statistics Canada announced today +12,500 net new jobs were created in April – with solid increases in full-time jobs (+36,000) and the manufacturing sector (+20,600). The unemployment rate was unchanged at 7.2%. Our Conservative government remains squarely focused on what matters to Canadians – jobs, economic growth, and Canada’s long-term prosperity. April’s modest job growth and the over ...


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MP ROBERT GOGUEN: ECONOMIC ACTION PLAN 2013 CONTINUES FOCUS ON JOBS, GROWTH AND LONG-TERM PROSPERITY

March 21,2013

March 21, 2013 – Conservative MP Robert Goguen welcomes the new federal budget – Economic Action Plan 2013 – and its continued focus on job creation, economic growth, and long-term prosperity as good news for Moncton – Riverview – Dieppe. The Plan, which will see Canada return to balanced budgets in 2015, keeps federal taxes at ...


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