Nov 16, 2011

The Mowat Centre and Employment Insurance

Andrew Jackson
The Mowat Centre report on Employment Insurance (EI) released today will serve to deepen the national debate over Canada's most important income security program for working-age adults and families.
Aug 25, 2011

The macro-economics of financing employment insurance

Andrew Jackson
The federal government has launched consultations on EI premium setting. This provides the opportunity to shift from an ad hoc system to one that is more fair to workers and economically rational.
Oct 27, 2010

Cities get the cold shoulder with EI announcement

Laurell Ritchie
People who live in Canada's most populous urban centres are being shut out from the five-week EI extension announced by the federal government -- this could add up to a loss of $2,285.

Federal town hall forum and homeless memorial

Feb 9, 2010
Church of the Holy Trinity
10 Trinity Square (just west of the Eaton Centre between Dundas and Queen Street)
M5G 1B1 Toronto , ON
43° 39' 14.6988" N, 79° 22' 53.13" W
Ontario CA
Homeless memorial, community lunch, & federal party & community panel regarding ongoing recession and the harsh impact on many vulnerable people and communities.
Dec 8, 2009

Canada is number nine

A new report from the Centre for the Study of Living Standards reveals how poorly Canadians have been faring compared to citizens of other industrial nations.
Oct 16, 2009

Needed: Good jobs, decent pay

rabble staff
The good jobs for all march in Toronto this June. Despite new job growth numbers, the OECD is predicting that our current unemployment rate of 8.4 per cent will rise to over 10 per cent by next year.


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