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Oct 16, 2017
Finance Minister Bill Morneau's recent tax-sprinking backlash is not the sole reason Justin Trudeau's Liberals are hurting in the polls.

Is Morneau to blame for Trudeau's slump?

Karl Nerenberg
Bill Morneau is not the first finance minister to back away from a major proposal. Canadians have many reasons other than a corporate tax change to be disappointed with Justin Trudeau's record
In cahoots
Sep 26, 2017

I support tax fairness

The small but very vocal misinformation campaign threatens to scare the government out of taking this modest, but important step towards building a fairer tax system. Speak up for fairness.
Blog
Sep 23, 2017
Cynthia Khoo and Tracey Ramsey. Image: OpenMedia

Taking your voices on NAFTA to Ottawa

Cynthia Khoo
OpenMedia's external legal counsel Cynthia Khoo reports back from meeting with Tracey Ramsey, NDP Critic for International Trade and Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on International Trade
Blog
Sep 19, 2017
Image: Flickr/Lars Plougmann​

The auto debt bubble threatens stock market again

Penney Kome
Business magazines warn of mini-market meltdown when loans default. If auto debt drives down the market, even people who never owned cars in their lives will be affected.
Blog
Sep 13, 2017
Image: Flickr/TAFE SA TONSLEY

Can emissions shrink while the economy grows?

David Suzuki
The Pan-Canadian Framework expresses optimism that we can reduce emissions while expanding the economy. But, as the Nature Climate Change study asserts, "green growth" is likely an oxymoron.

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