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Christmas Card Challenge 2017 Winner

Every year, I invite students across Alberta to participate in the Christmas card challenge. The winning submission is featured on cards sent to my friends, colleagues, and fellow senators. This year, I am proud to present the Luke Nonay’s piece as the winning submission. Luke is a third grade student at École Citadelle in Legal, AB, and I would like to thank him for sending in this excellent piece. Thank you to everyone who participated in this challenge, and I would like to wish you al…
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National Finance Report: Fair, Simple and Competitive Taxation: The Way Forward for Canada

The Senate Committee on National Finance released its report Fair, Simple and Competitive Taxation: The way forward for Canada on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.  The committee’s report is the product of extensive study and cross-Canada consultations with the people who have the most to lose under the proposed changes. Senators — who began work on this report with the endorsement of the federal finance minister — recommend the government delay implementing any proposed changes for at least…
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Remembrance Day

Lest We Forget

Senator Doug Black remembers his grandfather, Corporal Malcolm Mackenzie Black, who served in both the first and second world wars, and his father, Flight sergeant John Forrest Black, who served in the Second World War. Filmed at the Canadian War Museum ’s LeBreton Gallery in Ottawa.

Update on Tax Reform Activities

As the Senate adjourns for Thanksgiving, I wanted to update you on what I am doing regarding the proposed changes to Small Business Tax and the hearings that the Senate National Finance Committee have started. Anytime those who create prosperity are attacked, I will respond. If you have any views, comments, or concerns regarding this study, please contact my office. My questions at the National Finance Committee on this study My initial question to the Department of Fina…
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