Toronto, April 21, 2015 – York University experts are available to comment on Federal Budget 2015 as Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver presents it today. The experts are also available for media interviews to discuss Ontario’s 2015 Budget, to be presented by Finance Minister Charles Sousa April 23.
Robert Drummond, professor emeritus of political science in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies can speak to federal-provincial relations, social and economic policy in Canada, election strategy and balancing the budget.
Thomas Klassen, professor of political science in York’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, can offer comments on balancing the budget, employment, income security policy, job training, pensions, Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), and unemployment insurance.
Denis Pilon, professor of political science in York’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, is available to speak on the federal budget's positioning in the lead-up to the next federal election.
Martin Shadwick, professor of political science in York’s Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and a defence analyst, can discuss a variety of issues relating to foreign and defence policy, defence procurement, capital acquisition programs, and Canada’s military.
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