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Budget hits and misses

CP Video - Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 5:06 EST

After a torrent of leaks there were still some surprises in the 2009 federal budget. Canadian Press reporters Rob Russo and Bruce Cheadle look at the hits and misses in the financial plan

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R.B. BENNETT SEES THE LIGHT TOO LATE

Who

Richard Bedford Bennett became Canada's 11th prime minister in 1930; he also served as his own finance minister. He was a progressive thinker for the times, on the left end of the Conservative Party. But he didn't see the Depression coming, didn't recognize its magnitude until it had swamped Canada. He also had an unattractive personality.

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