Harper Government Cuts Funding for National Strategy for Dying Canadians and their Caregivers - September 14, 2006

(Ottawa) In the May 2006 Federal Budget, The Honourable James M. Flaherty, Minister of Finance announced that "the President of the Treasury Board will identify savings of $1 billion in 2006-2007 and 2007-2008." While not specific about where these savings will take place, it is clear that all federal departments will be affected by this reduction in spending.

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