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 Finance Minister Bill Morneau in the House of Commons. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | When Finance Minister Bill Morneau stood in place in the House of Commons on Wednesday, November 21, this is the economic update statement he dared not deliver.
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Emma Lui | The 2019 Alternative Federal Budget released last week outlines how much funding the Trudeau government needs to allocate in the 2019 budget to protect drinking water and watersheds.
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Martha Friendly, Susan Prentice, Morna Ballantyne | Without the publicly funded child care now commonplace in many countries, Canada lacks this essential pillar of support for women's equality.
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Penney Kome | 2017 Budget’s "net-zero" buildings could be self-heating.
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Stephen Kimber | What if our finance minister chose Canadian values over the interests of a privileged minority?
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Seth Klein | New federal finance minister Bill Morneau has invited Canadians to submit their ideas and priorities for the next Federal Budget.
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Wenonah Bradshaw | The recent promise of four years of balanced budgets by the Mulcair-led NDP has irked progressive economists puzzled over the decision to eschew running deficits during a period of cyclical slow-down.
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Jim Stanford | This week Stephen Harper's Conservatives are trumpeting the announcement of a small surplus for fiscal year 2014-15. Here's why it doesn't represent a "triumph of good fiscal management."
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Ole Hendrickson | Government austerity is an oxymoron. The responsibility of governments is to engage with what is happening in the external world and act as initiators of change.
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Louis-Philippe Rochon | With the tabling of a new federal budget, the Conservatives are trying to reinvent themselves as good economic managers, but behind that smokescreen hides a dismal record on the economy.
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Duncan Cameron | Labour leaders are responding to decades of attacks on professionals and other public sector workers by insisting their membership engage with the political process.
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Michal Rozworski | This budget is another in a series of unspectacular austerity budgets. Michal Rozworski looks at the election year budget as a continuity of slow-motion austerity past, present and future.