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Read the government’s second omnibus budget implementation bill

Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa, October 17, 2012.


Finance Minister Jim Flaherty introduced the Conservative government's second bill to implement the federal budget Thursday. Bill C-45, The Jobs and Growth Act, 2012, clocks in at 443 pages and includes a number of provisions, including the reform of pensions for Members of Parliament.

For some of the big details, read Bill Curry's preview.

Watch for more coverage as The Globe's Ottawa bureau sifts through the legislation. In the meantime, you can read through it all yourself.

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