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Federal budget cuts for Atlantic Canada.

budget cuts.jpgThe federal budget handed down yesterday includes some cuts for Atlantic Canada. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans would lose a total of 56-million dollars by 2014. Marine Atlantic five million dollars. And ACOA fifteen million. Now of course, there’s lots of speculation that the budget will never be implemented because it’s looking like an election will be triggered within the next few days. But what message is the federal government sending to Atlantic Canadians in its budget? Elizabeth Beale is the president of the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council. To download this and other interesting rdio Noon Podcasts go to :