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Blog
Feb 27, 2017

Where have all the jobs gone?

Penney Kome
Automation was supposed to bring a world of leisure and abundance, not widespread unemployment.
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.
Podcast
Jul 11, 2015

Austerity fuels generational divide

Redeye
In a talk hosted by the CCPA, Markus Moos explores the factors behind growing inequality between and within generations.
Podcast
Apr 8, 2015

The cult of the entrepreneur

Redeye
Alan Sears argues that a belief in the transformative power of entrepreneurship has seeped into the pores of our culture to such an extent that it's seen as the answer to all our economic woes.
News
Jan 14, 2015
Photo: flickr/Stephen Harper

Employment insurance and Harper's flexibility fanaticism

Katie Mazer
Federal governments have recited the tired story of unemployed people and seasonal workers as lazy. But isn't reducing access to EI and creating a disposable workforce actually lazy governance?
Blog
Dec 8, 2014

A tough month for job seekers in Ontario

Kaylie Tiessen
After a gain of 37,000 jobs in October, Ontario posted a loss of 33,900 jobs in November. Unfortunately, 80 per cent of those losses were in full-time work.

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