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

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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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May 13, 2014
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Tim Hudak, job-killer

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Why is Tim Hudak so intent on destroying (public sector) jobs when his whole campaign is built around creating a million jobs?
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Feb 12, 2014
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Missing in action: Federal budget 2014

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Using more of their doublespeak, the Harper government calls the 2014 federal budget "The Road to Balance: Creating Jobs and Opportunities." Little could be further from the truth.
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Sep 16, 2013

Who really bears the risk for P3s?

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Canada is now the second biggest market for public-private partnerships (P3s) in the world, as a recent Conference Board report showed.
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Feb 1, 2013
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Canada's bloated 1%

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Statistics Canada's release on the escalating incomes of the top 1 per cent gained a lot of media coverage -- and also provoked some very defensive reactions by major organs of the Canadian media.
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Aug 24, 2012

Dead money and corporate cash hoarding

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Kudos to Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney for raising the profile of the over $500 billion Canadian corporations are holding in excess cash surpluses and not investing in the economy.
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Aug 17, 2012
Statscan Cansim table 376-0051 (by country) and 376-0038 (by industry)

Canadian banks' use of tax havens keeps growing

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A growing share of Canada's investment overseas is being channelled by Canadian banks into tax havens. Unfortunately, there isn't much evidence our political leaders are doing much about this.
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Jun 22, 2012
Robin Hood tax. Image: Ferran Esteve/Flickr

Strong public support for financial transaction taxes

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An international poll commissioned by the International Trade Union Confederation found very strong support in many countries, including Canada, for the introduction of Financial Transaction Taxes.

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