Federal Budget Bill Referred to Committee

On May 7, 2013, Bill C-60, Economic Action Plan 2013 Act No. 1, passed Second Reading in the House of Commons and was ordered referred to the Standing Committee on Finance. As previously reported, Bill C-60 is omnibus legislation which, if passed, will give effect to certain initiatives contained in the Federal Budget 2013.

Federal Budget Bill Tabled, Changes To Temporary Foreign Worker Program Announced

On April 29, 2013, the federal government tabled Bill C-60, Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 1, omnibus legislation giving effect to some of its Budget 2013 initiatives. In conjunction with the tabling of Bill C-60 and further to its Budget 2013 initiative to ensure that Canadians have first priority at job opportunities when they…