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David Suzuki | Destroying nature is more profitable than protecting it, and tools such as gross domestic product are not fit for assessing real economic health. GDP is "based on a faulty application of economics."
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various | The economy is one of the most critical ballot-box issues facing Canadian voters this election. CCPA staff share the questions they would like the leaders to answer tonight.
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Marvin Shaffer | The biggest challenge facing provincial governments in B.C. and Alberta is finding the right balance between economic development and environmental objectives.
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Stephen Leahy | Pollution is likely to be the most pressing global health issue in the coming years without effective prevention and clean-up efforts, experts say.
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Murray Dobbin | Canada's economy is increasingly at the mercy of a risk-averse, inept corporate elite addicted to government tax breaks, and an ideologically addled government. It is a deadly combination.
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Kate McInturff | An economic plan that would work for women in the North has to accommodate the realities of where they work, how they work and the constraints imposed by their unpaid work.
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Marc Lee | Carbon budgeting is a fairly new way of conceptualizing the economic and public policy challenges associated with climate change, with key implications for fossil fuel development.
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Thomas McIlwraith | Tahltans continue to protest the proposed mining project in the Klappan region. Though they're not opposed to development, they are opposed to rapid development that does not respect their land.
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Armine Yalnizyan | In the past, an entrepreneurial state asked: what kind of future do we want, and how do we get there? Slow growth could nudge us towards those questions again.
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Ralph Surette | The Ivany commission on the new economy is due to report in a few weeks here in Nova Scotia, and in case they missed it, here's one last idea for their consideration: the Nova Scotia dollar.
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Marjorie Griffin Cohen | Feminism was the unlikely route for my contact with the staples theory. I say 'unlikely' because staples development analysis has a structural amnesia to gendered issues.
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Daniel Drache | In this installment of the staple theory series, Daniel Drache considers whether the so-called "Northern model" of development can survive this latest incarnation of staples dominance.