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March 11, 2016 |
This year's AFB would lift 1.1 million Canadians out of poverty, reduce income inequality, boost economic growth, and, result in 520,000 new jobs, bringing unemployment rate to 6 per cent.
February 12, 2016 |
It takes time for infrastructure spending to kick in and create jobs, so let's act now to stop penalizing unemployed workers, get them the benefits they paid into and so urgently need.
December 7, 2015 |
With few jobs available, workers are too often forced to choose between unemployment and precarious jobs with little prospect for building a decent life for their families.

Election 2015: Where do the federal parties stand on EI reform?

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Stephen Harper worst PM on the economy since 1946

September 14, 2015
| 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.
Length: 15:04 minutes (13.81 MB)
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| September 7, 2015
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August 20, 2015 |
With an ever-changing economic landscape and rates of unemployment and underemployment, young people are among the biggest victims of the stumbling economic recovery.

Austerity fuels generational divide

July 11, 2015
| In a talk hosted by the CCPA, Markus Moos explores the factors behind growing inequality between and within generations.
Length: 33:21 minutes (30.54 MB)
June 16, 2015 |
The low-wage workforce in Ontario grew by 94 per cent over the past 17 years, vastly outstripping the growth in total employment which grew by 30 per cent.
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