There was a lot packed into the 740 page near $500-billion federal budget tabled last Monday....Read More
Tag: Fiscal transfers
Any momentum towards an improved deal on federal health transfers to the provinces seems to be...Read More
The pandemic has changed some aspects of the political landscape and may affect many more. One...Read More
It was Alberta time again in Ottawa with the province’s demands for a re-jigging of the previously...Read More
There was a predictable skirmish over the federal equalization program last week after Finance...Read More
Richard Starr, The man behind the Point
RICHARD STARR has had careers as a journalist, public servant, broadcaster, political staffer and freelance policy adviser. He is author of numerous newspaper and magazine articles, a former radio and TV producer and weekly newspaper editor, and the author of three non-fiction books. Starr has lived in Dartmouth for more than 30 years.