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Blog
Oct 1, 2016

It takes money to produce the Toronto we want

John Cartwright
Maureen O'Reilly
Toronto needs new revenues -- to build subways and fix roads but also to increase social programs that prevent gun violence, increase access to child care and provide safe recreational opportunities.
Blog
Sep 6, 2016
Photo: Scurzuzu/flickr

Ontario payday loan reforms: A drop in the bucket

Tom Cooper
The Ontario government has announced some modest reforms to lower the outrageous interest rates charged to customers of payday loan companies. It's a step in the right direction, but is it enough?
Podcast
Aug 29, 2016

Government captured: Selling you out

Green Majority Radio
We begin the show with an update on the Nestle water controversy, which could see Ontario sell its water to the private corporation for $3.71 per million litres.
Blog
Aug 24, 2016
Photo: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Corporate/flickr

The business case for investing in Canada's auto industry

Armine Yalnizyan
Contract talks currently underway between Unifor and the Big Three U.S. auto manufacturers raise the old question: does Canada really need an auto industry, especially now that Mexico is a magnet?

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