Kevin Page: Court Action Coming This Week Over Failure To Disclose Cuts

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By The Canadian Press, Huffington Post, 21 October 2012

Canada's parliamentary budget officer says he'll file court action this week over the refusal of some federal departments to hand over details of billions of dollars in planned cuts by the Harper government.

In a statement issued Sunday, Kevin Page says his office "will be filing and serving legal notice on all non-compliant" deputy ministers. (…)

As of the middle of last week, only 23 per cent of federal departments and agenies had handed over the requested financial information, and another 52 per cent had said they were going to comply by last Friday. (…)

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