Toby Sanger

Toby Sanger is the economist for the Canadian Union of Public Employees. He focuses on labour, inequality, public services, public finances, fair taxes, environment and other issues of concern for CUPE members. He produces the quarterly Economy at Work and weekly Eye on the Economy. Before CUPE Toby worked as chief economist for the Yukon, principal economic adviser to the Ontario Minister of Finance, economic adviser to First Nations, environmental economist, as a baker, in a circus and as a journalist. He tries to keep up with Twitter: @toby_sanger

Toby Sanger
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Dec 16, 2014
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The Ontario auditor general's damning report on P3s

Toby Sanger
The report documents numerous problems with the province's P3 program and practices that should appall anyone concerned about responsible public policy and the appropriate use of public funds.
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Nov 14, 2014

Why the economy sucks, in one chart

Toby Sanger
If everything is in place according to the Conservatives' economic ideology -- balanced budgets, low taxes, low interest rates, free trade, low wage growth -- why does the economy suck?

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