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Preparing for the 2012 federal budget

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Finance Minister Jim Flaherty prepares to deliver one of the most draconian budgets in recent years.

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What did corporate tax cuts deliver?

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Corporations sit on the cash they make from tax cuts rather than create jobs with it, a new Canadian Labour Congress study reports.

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Not Rex: The big con of Harper's public service ads

The Harper government has spent over half a billion dollars on public service ads!

Wait, the Harper government doesn't believe in public service. What gives?

Why on Earth can't we stop climate change?

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The difference between the incredible advances made in space exploration and our minuscule advances on tackling climate change boils down to nothing more than political will.

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We landed on a comet, so why can't we stop climate change?

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OK, so we've figured out how to propel a small device through space at 60,000 kilometres an hour for 10 years, and then land it on a comet 6 billion kilometers away.

But using a solar-powered car to drive, say, the 60 kilometres between Toronto and Whitby? No way. Get real.

For that matter, humans first operated a solar-powered car on the moon almost 40 years ago. But the trip to Whitby still seems too challenging.

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