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On Wednesday's CrossTalk: The Term "Come From Away" - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Nova Scotia's senior federal cabinet minister has suggested that the term "Come From Away" be banned. Scott Brison maintains that for Atlantic Canadians, "It's in our collective interest, economically and socially, to not use terms that reflect a ...

More than 500 come to Cheverie for Brison's annual community BBQ

Hants Journal - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Brison said the event is all about good food, great music and companionship. He also said it's a nice chance to come home and relax with his family.
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Halifax firm gets nearly $3 million in federal funding to develop software tool

680 News - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Treasury Board President Scott Brison, minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, announces more than $2.9 million in federal funding for QRA Corp.
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Miramichi Pay Centre gets visit from federal minister Judy Foote - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
On Tuesday, Treasury Board President Scott Brison continued to point blame at the Conservatives for "delayed modernization of the payroll system" followed by implementation of the new system not being "handled properly.

Public servant who wasn't getting paid quits in disgust - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
"We feel terribly about the situation," Treasury Board President Scott Brison said. "We are fixing it, and even though we inherited this from the previous government, we understand we have a responsibility to fix it and we're doing exactly that.

Most Canadians Say A Gay Prime Minister Is Likely Within 10 Years: Abacus Data Poll

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Scott Brison, who became the first openly gay MP named to cabinet in 2004, currently serves as Treasury Board president. The online survey was conducted between June 14 to 16 among a random sample of 1,500 adult Canadians.

National Pharmacare? Not so fast, some warn - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Speaking in Halifax Tuesday, Kings-Hants MP Scott Brison said that both federal Minister of Health Jane Philpott and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are still “working closely,” with Canada's provinces and territories on matters of healthcare reform ...

@Kady's Watchlist for July 26 – International electoral reform experts set to converge on special committee

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Outside the precinct, Treasury Board President Scott Brison will team up with Halifax MP Andy Filmore and area MLA Brendan Maguire for a visit to the Chebucto Family Centre, where the minister will tout his government's plan to “strengthen Canada's ...

Five stories in the news today, July 26

News1130 - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Treasury Board president Scott Brison will make an investment announcement under ACOA's Atlantic Innovation Fund. - A court hearing will be held in Bancroft, Ont.
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New federal pay system has a backlog of 80000 problem cases

Digital Journal - ‎5 hours ago‎
... stamped a "buggy" system in 2015 after warnings about it. PM Trudeau also tried to shift blame for the situation onto the Conservatives as did Treasury Board chair Scott Brison who also claimed that Conservatives had allowed the system to deteriorate.

Media Advisory: Minister Brison to Speak About the Government of Canada's Plan for the Middle Class

Marketwired (press release) - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - July 25, 2016) - President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants Scott Brison will be speaking about the Government of Canada's plan to strengthen Canada's middle class and help the ...
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Liberals agree to emergency meeting Thursday over Phoenix payroll mess - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Treasury Board President Scott Brison has also said that the Conservatives allowed the system to deteriorate. Phoenix was initiated by Stephen Harper's Conservatives and was rolled out in phases under Trudeau's watch earlier this year amid warnings ...
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Phoenix pay system also breached federal workers' privacy - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
A dysfunctional compensation system that's withholding paycheques from federal workers has also been breaching their privacy, CBC News has learned.

Talent retention and entrepreneurship

Gazette - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Scott Brison, member of Parliament and federal Treasury Board president, set the tone in a keynote address that opened the Summit.
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Federal government announces funding for Halls Harbour wharf improvements

Kings County Register/Advertiser - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Kings-Hants MP Scott Brison, president of Canada's Treasury Board, visited the Halls Harbour Lobster Pound & Restaurant July 18 to announce that the Government of Canada intends to release $47 million for small craft harbours improvement projects in ...

Jackson Doughart: Why Maritimers mistrust outsiders

National Post - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Nova Scotia MP and Treasury Board President Scott Brison hopes to change this tradition. According to the CBC, Brison thinks that the “come from away” label should be banned from our vocabulary.
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When It Comes To Payroll, The Buck Stops At Trudeau

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Passing the buck is what politicians of all stripes are famous for doing and both Scott Brison and Prime Minister Trudeau are pretty good at it when it comes to the PHOENIX payroll issue.

Time to drop phrase, “Come from away”

The Guardian Charlottetown - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
The Maritimes can be a tough place to fit in. Locals often say that those who settle from elsewhere have “come from away.” President of Treasury Board and Nova Scotia MP Scott Brison hopes to change this tradition. According to a CBC News story, Brison ...

@Kady's Watchlist for July 18–House committee puts refugee protection on Hill agenda

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Treasury Board President Scott Brison drops by the Halls Harbour Lobster Pound to “share details” on new - and continuing - federal support for small craft harbours throughout the province.