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| August 28, 2015
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When bad news is good news: Harper's call to Poloz

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Was there any concrete economic reason for Stephen Harper to call Stephen Poloz this week, as global stock markets continued their gyrations? And then to have his office subsequently issue a cryptic and rather foreboding statement about the conversation?

Of course, prime ministers and central bank governors talk to each other every now and then -- but these conversations, for obvious reasons, are rarely publicized. And since we are in an election campaign, the meeting was all the more odd.

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| August 25, 2015
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We need an economics of the heart

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With an ever-changing economic landscape and rates of unemployment and underemployment, young people are among the biggest victims of the stumbling economic recovery.
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Quality public child care: An economic no-brainer

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| August 18, 2015
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| August 18, 2015
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| August 12, 2015
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Tax loopholes, offshore havens, tax avoidance. Canada's economy is being hobbled by our government's failure to tackle these important issues.
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