provinces

Podcast
Oct 31, 2013

Harper not planning to renew Canada Health Accord

Redeye
The Canada Health Accord is the mechanism that has ensured Canadians enjoy equal standards of health care across the country. Now the federal government plans to let it expire.
Podcast
Apr 27, 2013

Federal government to cut Health Council of Canada

Redeye
The Health Council of Canada was set up to make sure that there are national standards for healthcare across the country. Critics say this will lead to a fragmentation of the entire system.
Blog
Mar 6, 2013

CETA: It's the new Constitution, stupid

Steven Shrybman
If CETA negotiations succeed, the result will fragment Canada's constitutional landscape by creating 'have' and 'have-not' provinces where the scarce resource will be the capacity to govern.
Blog
Sep 14, 2011

C. D. Howe shills for oil companies

Erin Weir
The C. D. Howe Institute is out this morning with a press release entitled, "Raising Oil and Gas Royalties Does Not Benefit Provincial Coffers." Here is my initial take on the accompanying paper.
Blog
Jun 16, 2011

Incomes in Canada: Booming and busted

Armine Yalnizyan
What comes through loud and clear in the "Income in Canada" report is the fractured nature of the Canadian economy in the wake of the global recession: one part booming, the other part is busted.

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