Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Shrinking Corporate Welfare a Step in the Right Direction

Yesterday, Industry Minister Maxime Bernier scaled back the federal government's medddling in the economy by cutting the budget and strenghthening the repayment conditions on Industry Canada's financial assistance programs.

This is good news, although even better news would have been to simply get out of the business altogether as we suggested in our report "On the Dole" in January, 2007.

Read the CTF's reaction to the new program here

Read additional coverage in the Montreal Gazette, and the National Post

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