The following is available on the Canada Newsroom: Ottawa, June 18, 2008 2008-046 The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today welcomed the support of the Senate and the House of Commons for the passage of Bill C-50, legislation that will help strengthen the Canadian economy. The bill received Royal Assent today, allowing for the implementation of important elements of Budget 2008. Key measures in the bill include the Tax-Free Savings Account, initiatives to modernize Canada’s immigration system, increased funding for more front-line police officers and public transit across Canada, and increased support for post-secondary students. “Our government is providing [More]