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On March 3, 2010, the federal government presented the Speech from the Throne in the House of Commons. The speech cautiously affirmed that Canada’s Economic Action Plan is working, although the effects of the global recession have not fully faded. Tax cuts and enhanced Employment Insurance benefits are providing direct support to Canadians who have paid into government programs over the years and now need help. The government intends to complete the second year of the economic plan and to continue creating jobs and growth. It will work with its provincial, territorial and municipal partners to ensure that measures under the plan come to an end by March 31, 2011. Visit HRinfodesk to read more.

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Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B. Managing Editor

Managing Editor at First Reference Inc.
Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., is a trained lawyer called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is still a member in good standing. She practiced business, employment and labour law until 1999. For over 18 years, Yosie has been the Managing Editor of the following publications, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources PolicyPro, HRinfodesk and Accessibility Standards PolicyPro from First Reference. Yosie is one of Canada’s best known and most respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour across the country. Read more
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