Scott Brison

Type: Person
Name: Scott Brison
Title: Minister - Public Works and Government Services Canada (Canada)
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Tories have spent millions in taxpayer funds on Facebook ads targeting Canadians

OTTAWA — The federal government has spent millions targeting Canadians with ads on Facebook, a move critics decry as a poke in the eye of taxpayers. The millions of dollars in government Facebook ads include a flurry by the CBC promoting the public ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Federal government has spent more than $20M on monitoring massive log of keywords

The government has spent more than $20-million on media monitoring contracts since December 2012, despite maintaining more than 3,300 communications staff across government. Included within the government’s media monitoring contracts are more than 1,100 ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Liberals Table Motion Supporting EI Premium Exemption Plan

OTTAWA – Today, Liberals introduced an Opposition Day Motion calling on all parties to support an Employment Insurance (EI) premium exemption plan focused on creating more jobs for Canadians after years of anemic economic growth."Canadians deserve a plan ... [Published Liberal Party of Canada - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Kelly McParland: Trudeau, dismissing ‘old men’ and grey-hairs, shows all the old Liberal contempt

As an old(er) man, I’m a bit taken aback by Justin Trudeau’s response to anyone who disagrees with his stand on abortion. “The days when old men get to decide what a woman does with her body are long gone. Times have changed for the better. #LPC defends ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Liberal Justin Trudeau visits Hants County

Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau recently stopped at the new Appleseed Country Market in Garlands Crossing with Kings-Hants MP Scott Brison where he met market owner David Landzaat and general manager Kayla Watts.Trudeau was in the area to ... [Published The Sou Wester - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Common sense won the Scotland referendum

A lot of people will be breathing more easily. Sterling (GBPUSD) has predictably strengthened. The U.K. stock market has rallied. The Treasury and the Bank of England can leave untouched their contingency plans to damp U.K. financial market unrest ... [Published Morningstar.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Ottawa admits to tracking hundreds of protests

OTTAWA—Ottawa has kept tabs on hundreds of demonstrations across Canada and around the world over the last eight years, from peaceful protests to public university lectures to riots.Newly released documents show about 800 public demonstrations and events ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ottawa collecting $3.5-billion too much from EI premiums, report says

An independent actuarial report shows Ottawa will collect $3.5-billion more in Employment Insurance premiums than necessary in 2015, a year when the Conservative government is expected to release a pre-election budget jammed with tax cuts and new spe ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Canadian businesses divided over tax credit limit

Joe Oliver unveiled his first major decision as finance minister with a targeted tax credit for small business to boost hiring without sacrificing Conservative plans to balance the books and cut taxes further before next year’s election.But business owners ... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Visiting finance critic gets critical of Harper

The Stephen Harper government must do a better job of matching education, training and jobs to help local struggling economies grow in Ontario, says Liberal finance critic Scott Brison."The Canadian economy is not a monolith," Brison said in a news conference ... [Published Brantford Expositor - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Kings-Hants MP Scott Brison takes the ALS ice bucket challenge

Kings-Hants MP Scott Brison visited K-ROCK 89.3 FM in New Minas to take the ALS ice bucket challenge on Aug. 26. Midday announcer Darrin Harvey got to do the honours. Newcap Radio president Rob Steele challenged Brison, who in turn challenged Kentville ... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Jim Flaherty’s final days: Fleeting three-week retirement filled with family and golf dreams

OTTAWA — Jim Flaherty’s fleeting three-week retirement featured treasured dinners with family, friends and plans for a summer golf trip to Ireland with some of his closest buddies. The former finance minister’s sudden and shocking death reverberated ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 11 2014]

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...our plan, businesses would receive a benefit that can reach as much as $1,300 for each new job created," said Liberal Finance Critic, Scott Brison. "this approach has worked before, including in the 1990s under the previous liberal government. with the money that the conservatives have earmarked for their ei proposal, our plan could help create over 175,000 new jobs starting this january. i encourage all my colleagues in the house of commons to stand up for canadian workers and support our motion." The Liberal Opposition Day Motion is as follows:
"the canadian economy is not a monolith" Brison said in a news conference following a roundtable mounted by the Chamber of Commerce Brantford-Brant on Thursday

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Tories have spent millions in taxpayer funds on... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 25 2014]
Federal government has spent more than $20M on ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 24 2014]
Liberals Table Motion Supporting EI Premium Exe... [Published Liberal Party of Canada - Sep 23 2014]
Kelly McParland: Trudeau, dismissing ‘old men’ ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 19 2014]
Liberal Justin Trudeau visits Hants County [Published The Sou Wester - Sep 19 2014]
Common sense won the Scotland referendum [Published Morningstar.com - Sep 19 2014]
Ottawa admits to tracking hundreds of protests [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 18 2014]
Ottawa collecting $3.5-billion too much from EI... [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 12 2014]
Canadian businesses divided over tax credit limit [Published Globe and Mail - Sep 12 2014]
EI premiums: Joe Oliver announces cuts for smal... [Published CBC - Sep 11 2014]
Visiting finance critic gets critical of Harper [Published Brantford Expositor - Aug 29 2014]
Liberal MP Brison meeting with Brantford chamber [Published Brantford Expositor - Aug 28 2014]
Kings-Hants MP Scott Brison takes the ALS ice b... [Published The Sou Wester - Aug 26 2014]
Jim Flaherty funeral hears emotional farewell f... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 16 2014]
Jim Flaherty’s final days: Fleeting three-week ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 11 2014]
MP who fought to save Flaherty’s life leads dee... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 11 2014]
Star Liberal candidate quits selection race ove... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Mar 17 2014]
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Tories have spent millions in taxpayer funds on... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 25 2014]
OTTAWA — The federal government has spent millions targeting Canadians with ads on Facebook, a move critics decry as a poke in the eye of taxpayers. The millions of dollars in government Facebook ads include a flurry by the CBC promoting the public ...
Federal government has spent more than $20M on ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 24 2014]
The government has spent more than $20-million on media monitoring contracts since December 2012, despite maintaining more than 3,300 communications staff across government. Included within the government’s media monitoring contracts are more than 1,100 ...
Kelly McParland: Trudeau, dismissing ‘old men’ ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Sep 19 2014]
As an old(er) man, I’m a bit taken aback by Justin Trudeau’s response to anyone who disagrees with his stand on abortion. “The days when old men get to decide what a woman does with her body are long gone. Times have changed for the better. #LPC defends ...
Jim Flaherty funeral hears emotional farewell f... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 16 2014]
The nave in St. James Cathedral had been coloured with green floodlights. The 800 attendees had been given green scarves, now draped on their shoulders. Like many of those in the pews, Prime Minister Stephen Harper wore a green tie; his wife had a green ...
Jim Flaherty’s final days: Fleeting three-week ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 11 2014]
OTTAWA — Jim Flaherty’s fleeting three-week retirement featured treasured dinners with family, friends and plans for a summer golf trip to Ireland with some of his closest buddies. The former finance minister’s sudden and shocking death reverberated ...
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