recession

Podcast
Sep 14, 2015

Stephen Harper worst PM on the economy since 1946

Redeye
The Conservative government's reliance on austerity and trickle-down economics has led to the most poorly performing Canadian economy since the Second World War, according to Jim Stanford.
Blog
Sep 4, 2015
Image: Flickr/pmwebphotos

Canada's job numbers barely treading water

Kaylie Tiessen
This week's GDP numbers confirmed that Canada experienced a recession in the first six months of 2015 and today's latest job numbers show Canadians looking for good jobs have been feeling the pinch.
Blog
Sep 1, 2015

So we are in a recession. Now what?

Louis-Philippe Rochon
So it's official. We are in a recession. So what can we do to grow out of it? Under current conditions, not much.
Blog
Jul 16, 2015
Photo: pmwebphotos/flickr

Welcome to a Harper recession

Louis-Philippe Rochon
Canada's current recession would have been avoided had Stephen Harper abandoned austerity in favour of a growth-oriented fiscal expansionary policy. Bottom line: this is a Harper recession.
Blog
Jun 1, 2015
Image: Chris Potter/flickr

Is another recession on its way?

Louis-Philippe Rochon
Canada's economy shrank in the first quarter by a whopping 0.6 per cent. Is this the beginning of a new recession?
News
Jul 29, 2014
Photo: flickr/OTA Photos

Debunking the Bogeyman: The power of the media pundits

Joyce Nelson
In 2012, Harper was (loudly) musing about cutting $24 billion to deal with the deficit (that he created). But even the CRAs said the cuts weren't necessary! The pundits? They didn't say a thing.

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