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Sep 22, 2015
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Election 2015: The political economy of balanced budgets

Wenonah Bradshaw
The recent promise of four years of balanced budgets by the Mulcair-led NDP has irked progressive economists puzzled over the decision to eschew running deficits during a period of cyclical slow-down.
Blog
Apr 27, 2015
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Budget 2015: The inequality budget

Lynne Fernandez
Rather than showing their fiscal responsibility by creating good jobs and investing in citizens, the Harper government has secured the position of Canada's richest.
Blog
Apr 10, 2015
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Balanced budget legislation will be disastrous for Canada

Louis-Philippe Rochon
Joe Oliver's latest musings about introducing balanced budget legislation represent the worst policy for Canada, and will doom us to European-style crises and rob future generations of prosperity.
Blog
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.
Columnists
Feb 12, 2015

It's the infrastructure, stupid!

Modern, greener infrastructure requires ongoing investment and careful planning, co-ordinated across levels of government. On this, the Harper government has been missing in action.

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