Scott Brison

Type: Person
Name: Scott Brison
Title: Minister - Public Works and Government Services Canada (Canada)
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Pricey EI rate cut will yield only 800 jobs: PBO report

It was touted as a job-creator in a tough job market, but new evidence suggests the Conservative plan to cut Employment Insurance premiums for small business won't achieve its stated goal of making it easier for employers to hire new workers.And the head ... [Published CBC - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Michael Den Tandt: Liberal strategy on Iraq suffers from incoherence

The stronger Thomas Mulcair is, the weaker Justin Trudeau looks, the better Stephen Harper does. It’s a simple-enough dynamic. It’s germinating now in the House of Commons, as MPs wrangle over how to best respond to the threat posed by the Islamic State. ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Feds keeping track of protests, demonstrations in Canada

By its own admission, the federal government has been keeping tabs on rallies and demonstrations since 2006, including many related to First Nations.According to a document released by Public Safety Canada, various governmental and law enforcement agencies ... [Published Wawatay News - Oct 04 2014]
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]

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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:

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Pricey EI rate cut will yield only 800 jobs: PB... [Published CBC - Oct 09 2014]
Harper government’s employment insurance change... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Oct 09 2014]
Michael Den Tandt: Liberal strategy on Iraq suf... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 07 2014]
Feds keeping track of protests, demonstrations ... [Published Wawatay News - Oct 04 2014]
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]
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Harper government’s employment insurance change... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Oct 09 2014]
OTTAWA – The Harper government’s $550-million small-business job credit will create just 800 net new jobs in 2015-16, while a freeze in employment insurance premiums could cost the economy 10,000 jobs over the same period, Canada’s parliamentary budget ...
Michael Den Tandt: Liberal strategy on Iraq suf... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 07 2014]
The stronger Thomas Mulcair is, the weaker Justin Trudeau looks, the better Stephen Harper does. It’s a simple-enough dynamic. It’s germinating now in the House of Commons, as MPs wrangle over how to best respond to the threat posed by the Islamic State. ...
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 ...
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