Jun 4, 2012
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Lawrence Cannon. Photo: Connect 2 Canada/Flickr

Harper's welfare state for Canadian workers

Gerry Caplan
Despite slurs to the contrary, the welfare state is alive and well and living in Harperland. Appropriately enough, its benefits are available largely to those who have earned them.
May 16, 2012
Toronto EI rally. Photo: Tania Liu/Flickr

Changes to EI tighten the screws on the unemployed

Andrew Jackson
The significant changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program which are to be quickly implemented through Budget 2012 with very little consultation have not received enough critical attention.


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