government spending

Feb 26, 2013
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B.C.'s social infrastructure house of cards

Keith Reynolds
Maybe we have a balanced budget, but if we do it comes at the price of reckless and continuous undermining of education and social supports in B.C.
Feb 1, 2013

Repeat after me: Ontario is not Greece

Trish Hennessy
The Fraser Institute has a new report warning Ontario could become the next Greece or California because of the size of its debt.
Nov 22, 2012
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Social impact bonds: The anti-philanthropy

David Macdonald
Social impact bonds dramatically change who is being served by the government: from those who need a helping hand to the shareholders of a bank.
Nov 14, 2012
Photo: Sharon Drummond/Flickr

Stagnant economy may mean more cuts to come

David Macdonald
Despite the upbeat messaging around the "Update of Economic and Fiscal Projections" there are concerning underlying trends with the country and its finances.


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