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When bad news is good news: Harper's call to Poloz | Aug 28 2015 | Jim Stanford | Was there any concrete economic reason for Stephen Harper to call Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz this week, as global stock markets continued their gyrations? Not really, no.
Brian Jean
Wildrose leader on stump for Harper assails NDP minister for campaigning for Mulcair | Aug 27 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | Speaking of irritating and hypocritical comments from Alberta's opposition parties as they campaign openly for the Conservatives' re-election, there was Wildrose Leader Brian Jean's news release.
Demand Tax Fairness | Aug 25 2015 | We need a strategy to stop tax cheats now
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Alberta's approaching budget: Little to gain and lots to lose from 'debt free' government | Aug 25 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | It turns out Ralph Klein was doing no favours for Alberta or Albertans with his debt fetishizing.
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Government delays may scuttle Nova Scotia ferry service | Aug 25 2015 | Stephen Kimber | The Nova Scotia government's decision to put off deciding who will run the Yarmouth-Portland ferry may have pulled the plug on any hopes the service can succeed next season -- or, perhaps, ever.
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Survey sheds new light on job vacancies | Aug 25 2015 | Andrew Jackson | Congratulations to StatsCan on the occasion of the first release from the National Job Vacancy and Wage Survey, with data for the first quarter of this year.
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Five reasons not to expect an economic recovery this year | Aug 25 2015 | Louis-Philippe Rochon | With news of economic turmoil in China and other emerging economies, repercussions for Canada will be atrocious. Worse yet, the macroeconomics are just not adding up for a recovery.
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We need an economics of the heart | Aug 21 2015 | Rick Salutin | Does Justin Trudeau have it right? It's elementary: either people serve the economy or the economy serves people -- and you can find the answer in your heart.
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Trudeau's jabs at Mulcair show gaping holes in Liberal platform | Aug 21 2015 | Dan Darrah | If Trudeau wants to remain a strong player in the election, trying to out-progressive Mulcair is a losing strategy. The Liberals need to start making commitments and stop flip-flopping on others.
Eggsploitation: The booming egg donation industry | Aug 20 2015 | Meghan Murphy | Meghan Murphy speaks with Jennifer Lahl about the booming egg donation industry and its impact on women.
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Raising RRSP withdrawal limit no solution to unaffordable housing | Aug 18 2015 | Seth Klein | The Conservatives' plan to increase what first-time homebuyers can pull from their RRSPs for a down payment would do nothing to help ease the unaffordability of housing.
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Harper's housing promises and the crisis of affordability | Aug 18 2015 | Michal Rozworski | Over the past two weeks, Stephen Harper has made three new housing-related promises on the campaign trail. But they won't help the crisis of affordability.

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Economy / budgets mark_alfred said... Seems to be a lot of focus on the economy and on budgets recently.  Here's an article by Coyne...
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Who would fit the bill as the NDP's first finance minister? terrytowel said... Oops mispelled the word Finance above, oh well. My apologizes. According to a story in the Globe...
Canada in recession? You are doing one hell of a job Stephen Harper! NorthReport said... Re·ces·sion rəˈseSH(ə)n/ noun  1.a period of temporary economic decline during which trade...
Economics Doug Woodard said... Amartya Sen on Austerity: http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2015/06/amartya-sen-economic-conseq...
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