Budget 2010: Full MoneySense and Canadian Business coverage

In-depth budget coverage from MoneySense.ca.

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Everything you want to know about the 2010 budget is right here. Canadian Business and MoneySense sent its intrepid reporters to cover Jim Flaherty’s announcement and brought back plenty of in-depth analysis on the major issues affecting Canadians.

BUDGET 2010

Government reins in spending in wake of recession
Defence, international aid get the chop in Flaherty’s budget; government promises budget “close” to balanced by 2015.
FROM MONEYSENSE.CA

Flaherty re-announces $3.2 billion in personal income tax relief
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RDSP revamped and tweaks to the Universal Child Care Benefit also included in budget.
FROM MONEYSENSE.CA

Andrew Potter: Flaherty’s ostrich act grows old
In fighting the deficit, the finance minister goes after easy prey.
FROM CANADIAN BUSINESS ONLINE

Andrew Coyne: The government delivers an empty, almost flippant budget
“One is surprised, by how unconcerned the Conservatives are about the state of the country’s finances.”
FROM MACLEAN’S MAGAZINE

Budget 2010: Peering into tomorrow, blind as a bat
On debt and deficit reduction, Flaherty is the guy who swiped one-third of his bragging rights from the Liberals. Watch him.
FROM MACLEAN’S MAGAZINE

Tories cut back on growing aid to the world’s poor
And — after Afghanistan — to the military spending.
FROM MACLEAN’S MAGAZINE

Investment industry analysis
Find out what your financial advisor thinks about the budget.
FROM ADVISOR.CA

Tory deficit: Slashing plan needs some luck to meet targets
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty’s plan to largely get rid of the deficit in five years depends on uninterrupted economic growth and lays out targets for spending restraint without detailing how to hit them.
FROM CANADIAN PRESS

Ottawa goes after stock option loophole that allows double deduction
Ottawa is closing a lucrative tax loop hole for companies and executives who receive stock options that will bring in an extra $270 million for government coffers in the upcoming fiscal year.
FROM CANADIAN PRESS

Budget sets new bank rules for cheques and disputes >
New regulations will set a maximum four-day hold period on cheques.
FROM CANADIAN PRESS

Full budget text
Read the entire budget from the Department of Finance.
FROM DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE

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