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News
Jan 14, 2015
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper

Employment insurance and Harper's flexibility fanaticism

Katie Mazer
Federal governments have recited the tired story of unemployed people and seasonal workers as lazy. But isn't reducing access to EI and creating a disposable workforce actually lazy governance?
Podcast
Dec 2, 2014

Cuts to veterans, unemployed, fund budget surplus

Redeye
Finance Minister Joe Oliver announced Nov. 12 that the government will have a small surplus in 2015. He didn't say that the surplus has come from deep cuts to services for veterans and the unemployed.
Blog
Sep 17, 2014
Photo: Chris Blakeley/flickr

Why the Liberals' EI plan doesn't add up

Angella MacEwen
The Liberal Party entered the EI debate by suggesting a one-year EI premium holiday for employers who hire new workers, a plan which rests on some pretty terrible math.

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