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To tackle the housing crisis, advocates need to focus on more than just homes and homelessness | Dec 16 2016 | Nick Falvo | Housing policy would benefit from a socioeconomic perspective that remains mindful of both macroeconomic factors and factors pertaining to Canada's social welfare system in general.
Growth spurt: What skyrocketing child-care fees mean for families | Dec 15 2016 | Erika Shaker | There is no national system of public, universally accessible child care in Canada. Here's what that has meant for thousands of families, by the numbers.
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Instead of following Trump's money, Canada can choose a better path | Dec 13 2016 | Duncan Cameron | The election of Donald Trump creates a new opportunity for Canada to distance itself from advocates of U.S.-style capitalism as the way ahead for the world.
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Senate report on pipelines steeped in old-school energy ideas | Dec 12 2016 | Robin Tress | This week the Canadian Senate committee on transportation and communication released a report on fossil fuel transportation and it was unsatisfying on many levels.
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Dressing for the tree | Dec 11 2016 | Kelly Okamura | Shopping for Christmas presents -- showing your love for debt?
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Slowly but surely, Kathleen Wynne reveals herself to be a standard issue Liberal | Dec 9 2016 | Rick Salutin | It's hard to recall the hopes Kathleen Wynne once inspired and how fresh she seemed. Let's refresh our memories.
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Canada's most vulnerable people are being denied access to banking services | Dec 7 2016 | Joe Fantauzzi | Low-income residents of Canada face a significant double standard when it comes to accessing banking services despite urgently wanting them.
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It's time to give back to Manitoba's North | Dec 7 2016 | Lynne Fernandez | Governments need to move away from throwing public money at private corporations that do not have a meaningful commitment to the North's people and land.
payday loans image by Jason Comely on Flickr labeled for reuse
Help reform the Canadian financial system | Dec 5 2016 | Collaboration between CCPA and ACORN Canada digs into the mechanics of banks and payday lending
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Failure of democracy has many root causes | Dec 2 2016 | Rick Salutin | Politics is rife with failures of all kinds. Take for instance the failure of identity politics in the U.S. or the failure of political rights under Fidel Castro.
Steel cables
Canada's divestment from good jobs and green production | Nov 30 2016 | The story of Canadian steel
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Cash for access to Justin Trudeau and Liberal cabinet ministers | Nov 29 2016 | Duncan Cameron | "Pay to play": that is what businesses looking for contracts or friendly legislation are told by insiders paid to know how to make things happen in Canada.

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