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Nov 1, 2016
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Ten things to know about the federal pension debate

Nick Falvo
Allan Moscovitch
Richard Lochead
Canada has witnessed a renewed public debate on the CPP since the 2008 world financial crisis and Parliament is set to debate it this fall. Here are 10 things to keep in mind.
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Sep 30, 2015
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Ten things to know about homelessness in Canada

Nick Falvo
Efforts to enumerate persons experiencing homeless have generally been spotty, but it is reasonable to assert that homelessness in Canada saw substantial growth in the 1980s and 1990s.
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May 28, 2012

Yukon: Poverty amongst plenty

Nick Falvo
Yukon is one of the few jurisdictions in Canada without a “poverty reduction strategy.” The consequences are outlined in a this new report.
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Apr 30, 2012
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Quebec tuition: Between a rock and hard place?

Nick Falvo
The current "crisis" in Quebec over tuition fees has been created by federal governments that have defunded Canadian universities, putting provincial governments "between a rock and a hard place."
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Apr 24, 2012
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Rex Murphy's naive take on the Quebec student protests

Nick Falvo
On CBC's The National last week, Rex Murphy weighed in on Quebec's student protests; he calls the protests "short sighted," and points out that Quebec already has the lowest tuition fees in Canada.
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Jan 9, 2012

Ontario's Poverty Reduction Strategy

Nick Falvo
December marked the three-year anniversary of Ontario's Poverty Reduction Strategy. While I believe there is much to celebrate, much remains to be done.

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