The message of a new report is as unambiguous as it is surprising. For all the talk about what will grow the economy, the key component to future economic growth is rising wages and salaries.
Dairy farmers have a lot to lose during this election, and not just on Oct. 19.
Claiming "victory" because GDP is growing again after a recession is a bit like commenting on how good it feels to stop beating your head against the wall.
Whether it's ensuring affordable Internet access, safeguarding our online privacy, or protecting free expression, this election will shape our digital future for the coming decades.
Gus Van Harten
With the flurry of new treaties like TPP, CETA and FIPA, the Harper government will expand Canada's exposure to investor-state arbitration from about 50 per cent to 85 per cent. Great...
A five-year public infrastructure spending initiative would generate a return on investment to Canadians over the long term, trigger significant private sector investment and stimulate wage increases.
One area where the gap between rhetoric and reality has received less attention in Conservative government economic policy is its management of military equipment procurement.
Why is our current crop of Canadian political leaders trapped in a rhetorical box of "sound finance" that will merely guarantee our economy will remain stuck in a state of secular stagnation?
Trans-Pacific Partnership talks have jumped right into the deep end of NAFTA: undertaking a wholesale renegotiation of what is by far Canada's most important trade relationship. Why?
The recent promise of four years of balanced budgets by the Mulcair-led NDP has irked progressive economists puzzled over the decision to eschew running deficits during a period of cyclical slow-down.