Income splitting: Promise made, but will it be kept?


This week on The House, Evan Solomon dissects the latest federal budget with Treasury Board President Tony Clement. Is the federal government attempting to balance the books on the backs of public servants? And where does Tony Clement stand when it comes to income splitting, does he think the Conservatives will keep their 2011 election promise?

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has been clashing with Ottawa on several fronts, and this week's federal budget appears to have made things even worse. We talk to Kathleen Wynne about her province's relationship with the federal government, and whether she expected her minority government to last as long as it has.

Our In House political panelists -- Tasha Kheiriddin and Terry Milewski join us to discuss the almost-balanced budget, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's musings on income splitting, and the latest on the proposed Fair Elections Act.

Let the campaign begin! Leaked documents reveal Conservative Party plans to attack Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and detail strategies for the lead up to the 2015 election. The CBC's Susan Lunn looks at the unofficial beginning of next year's election campaign.


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