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  1. Reality Check: Budget 2013 and the Conservative Record on Skilled Workers and Immigration

    March 28, 2013

    In Budget 2013, the Conservatives state that they have made significant progress implementing reforms to Canada’s immigration system by focusing on attracting talented newcomers with the […]  More »

  2. Reality Check: Conservative Spending Fictions in Budget 2013

    March 27, 2013

    • Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities Fiction: Budget 2013 announces funding that will “help more persons with disabilities gain the hands-on experience they need to […]  More »

  3. Reality Check: Conservative Budget Contradictions

    March 26, 2013

    Contradiction #1: Raising taxes on imported goods Budget 2013 removes $76 million in tariffs on certain sporting equipment and baby clothing that are no longer manufactured […]  More »

  4. Reality Check: Budget 2013 Fails to Deliver Needed Infrastructure Funding

    March 25, 2013

    Claim: Conservatives say that they have created a long-term ten-year infrastructure program that addresses today’s infrastructure needs. Reality: Despite the fact that Canada’s infrastructure needs are […]  More »

  5. Reality Check: Thomas Mulcair and the NDP’s Record on Bank Regulation

    March 14, 2013

    This week, Thomas Mulcair went to Washington and claimed that the NDP was responsible for the soundness and resilience of Canada’s banking system. “Canada was not […]  More »

  6. Reality Check: Conservatives Greenwash Environmental Record

    March 6, 2013

    The Harper Conservatives have misled Canadians on their environmental policies, and now they are trying to sell their story internationally. In comments made yesterday in Chicago, […]  More »

  7. Reality Check: Top Five Conservative EI Fictions

    February 27, 2013

    Human Resources and Skills Development Minister Diane Finley and this Conservative government have no problem misinforming, misleading and misrepresenting the facts to suit their needs. Here […]  More »

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