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Federal withdrawal results in loss of social housing | Nov 21 2014 | Sarah Cooper | Manitoba is losing subsidized rental housing units -- a delayed result of the federal government's withdrawal from funding social housing in the 1990s.
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31 ways to create good jobs in B.C. | Nov 21 2014 | Iglika Ivanova | What can be done to create meaningful, sustainable, family-supporting jobs in B.C. and Canada? Here's a list of 31 ideas.
Income distribution and inequality: How the pie is sliced in B.C. | Nov 20 2014 | Marc Lee | One great thing Statscan has done in recent years is to make its data freely available, so Marc Lee went to dig deeper on national, B.C. and Vancouver trends. Here are some key takeaways.
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Nova Scotia Tax Review: Eroding tax fairness | Nov 20 2014 | Christine Saulnier | On balance, the tax package proposed in this report will result in a regressive and unfair tax regime in Nova Scotia that will harm the economy and make current problems worse.
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The 2014 G20 summit: What did it achieve? | Nov 20 2014 | Stephen Price-Thomas | Will the impact of decisions made by G20 leaders last weekend be transitory?
New report outlines the threat of CETA's corporate rights protections | Nov 20 2014 | Scott Harris | A new report warns that expansive new protections in CETA's investment chapter could unleash a corporate litigation boom against Canada, the EU and individual EU member states.
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Have artists become their own patrons in Quebec? | Nov 19 2014 | Francis Fortier | It's hard to know exactly how much is being invested, in both time and money, into the audiovisual sector by artists themselves. A conservative estimate would be between $10 and $13 million a year.
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Managing the message: Brisbane G20 host stumbles | Nov 18 2014 | Duncan Cameron | When the G20 meetings in Brisbane, Australia broke up last weekend, the usual "time to manage the news" approach of the host government ran into some serious difficulties.
Ontario's economic update: Pieced together with string and masking tape | Nov 18 2014 | Sheila Block | Ontario released its Fall Economic Update and Fiscal Review. Both revenues and economic growth are slightly lower than expected. But, the government is sticking to its deficit reduction plan.
The 'opportunity' to work for free | Nov 18 2014 | Scott Vrooman | Working for free is an "opportunity" in the same way that a dumpster behind a Taco Bell is an all-you-can-eat buffet.
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Canadians deserve a universal early childhood education and childcare system | Nov 17 2014 | Molly McCracken, Susan Prentice | Last week hundreds of educators, academics and activists gathered in Winnipeg for a national childcare conference, united by a vision of a universal early childhood education and childcare system.
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IPCC doom, gloom and an LED light at the end of the tunnel | Nov 17 2014 | Marc Lee | Amid the gloom of the science on climate change lies the possibility for a tectonic shift in our economy and the politics of carbon.

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