Trish Hennessy

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Trish Hennessy is former journalist who traded in the neutrality of news reporting for her real passion: Promoting social justice in Canada. She has advised some of Canada's leading progressive economists, researchers, activists and politicians. As director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' income inequality project, Trish specializes in the growing gap between the rich and the rest of us (learn more at www.growinggap.ca). Trish has a B.A. in Sociology from Queen's University, a B.S.W. from Carleton University, and a Master's degree in Sociology from OISE/University of Toronto. She lives in Toronto but her roots are in Saskatchewan's farmland, where she grew up.

Grey power and changes to the public pension system

Photo: Tania Liu/Flickr
The numbers and politics behind Harper's proposed changes to Old Age Security.

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The power behind the dominant frame at play in Canada's 2011 federal election: our economy in peril. Part one of a four-part series. Photo: Sashamd/Flickr
Part one of a four-part series: The reality of our imperilled economy.

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Ontario budget: Don't throw taxes under the bus

| April 16, 2014
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The political fight for Ontario's middle class

| March 21, 2014
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A $14 minimum wage could put Ontario on the right side of history

| January 29, 2014
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The problem with Hudak's million jobs promise

| January 22, 2014
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Canada Post or Canada past? Reducing service down to the size of a postage stamp

| December 12, 2013
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Toronto-Centre: Ground zero for Canada's income inequality debate

| November 20, 2013
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The middle class could soon be up for sale in Ontario

| November 12, 2013
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Lowering our standards for workers' rights

| September 3, 2013
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