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Mar 19, 2015

The 2015 Alternative Federal Budget would 'deliver the good'

David Macdonald
Kate McInturff
Canadians need more than a zero. They need safe food, clean water, and affordable housing. The Alternative Federal Budget demonstrates that we can afford to meet those needs and deliver the good.
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Feb 24, 2014

Bad math: Why Budget 2014 fails to add up for women

Armine Yalnizyan
Kate McInturff
I know the difference between monopoly money and what's in my wallet. Not so Federal Budget 2014 -- at least not when it comes to public spending to improve the lives of women.
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Feb 11, 2014
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr

Budget 2014: Let stagnation reign

David Macdonald
As Canada slogs through its anemic recovery, the federal government again appears to be happy to drive down growth.
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Feb 6, 2014

Alternative budget is bold while NDP is cautious

Karl Nerenberg
The CCPA Alternative Budget proposes major infrastructure investments and significant spending. The NDP's focuses on 'affordability' and is not as bold, playing into the electoral politics game.
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Mar 25, 2013

NS Alternative Budget: Back to balance in Nova Scotia

Angella MacEwen
The Nova Scotia provincial government is set to introduce its promised balanced budget this year. The Nova Scotia Alternative Budget proposes some concrete choices rooted in Nova Scotia communities.
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Mar 30, 2012

Federal budget drags Canada into unnecessary austerity

David Macdonald
If you're wealthy and healthy, this budget's for you. For the rest of us, welcome to the 1930s -- with ever-lower taxes on the wealthy and corporations, and fewer supports for the middle class.
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Sep 23, 2011

Taxing the rich

Andrew Jackson
Over at the Globe and Mail Economy Lab, our friend Stephen Gordon argues that there are only limited revenues to be gained by taxing the rich.

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