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Open letter from a former Katimavik participant

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A former Katimavik participant reflects on the Conservative government's decision to cut the program.

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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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Grey power and changes to the public pension system

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The numbers and politics behind Harper's proposed changes to Old Age Security.

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How many economists does it take to speak out against austerity? We have 70 of them here...

| February 12, 2014

Budget 2014: Let stagnation reign

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What to expect in Harper's budget today

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The staying power of Ontario's deficit games

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Who will Harper surprise next?

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There is a scene in the hit movie The Book Thief where the young heroine pulls a book out of the embers of a public bonfire. The movie is based on a kid lit book (marketed for older children and adults) of the same title, a literary genre specializing in fright and horror. Set in 1930s Germany, it's no surprise the fire was ordered by Nazis party officials to eliminate works by Jewish authors.

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A letter carrier's lament: We all lose if postal services are cut

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It is the week before Christmas and it is -20 degrees with a wind chill of -30. The sidewalks are crowded with snow. This Christmas will be the last time that a grandmother can receive a card from her grandchild at her door. Next year even if her grandchild is willing to pay more than one dollar to have it "delivered," the card will never reach grandma's doorstep. How will she ever get it?

Cutting Canada Post: It's about more than mail

| December 18, 2013
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