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News
Mar 5, 2010

Budget delivers cuts not jobs

Andrew Jackson
The priority in this Budget should have been jobs and support for the unemployed, not deficit reduction, says the chief economist of the Canadian Labour Congress.
Columnists
Feb 23, 2010

Deficits will own the podium

No cost has been spared in mounting a giant spectacle of spandex-clad athletes performing dazzling feats in massive public venues. Nobody seems to be letting the $6 billion price tag get in the way.
In cahoots
Jan 20, 2010

Deficit wars ahead

On the heels of the financial meltdown of 2008 will be the deficit wars of 2010, with attempts to sell public assets, reduce public services, and attack the living standards of public sector workers.
Blog
Feb 8, 2010

Keeping our eye on the ball: Budget 2010

Murray Dobbin
Everyone concerned about the future of Canada's social and government programs in general should be keeping a keen eye on Ottawa for the next month as we get closer to budget day on March 3rd.
Blog
Dec 8, 2009

Weekly Audit: Jobs, jobs, jobs

Zach Carter
President Barack Obama invited leading economic thinkers to a job creation summit on Thursday to help combat the worst unemployment crisis in decades.

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