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Erin Weir | Ontario program spending, already the lowest per capita of any province, will be subject to ongoing cuts relative to inflation.
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Voting day in B.C. is May 14. (Photo: roland / flickr)
James Rowe | British Columbia's New Democrats will form government this spring if recent polling sticks. The May election is arriving amidst a crisis of the philosophy and policy-paradigm of neoliberalism.
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Michael Laxer | From a public policy perspective, one has to begin to question the zeal with which the ONDP embraces that retrograde symbol of '50s Americana: the car.
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Ken Summers | A long-time Nova Scotia NDP activist argues that there were better alternatives to the government's tax cuts and austerity measures.
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Christine Saulnier | The Nova Scotia government has just announced that it will cut the HST by one per cent next year and one per cent the following year.
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Sean Mullen | A recent report shows that the wealthy pay a lower overall provincial tax rate than the average citizen in B.C.
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Alice Klein | As we head to the polls in Ontario, the irony is that whenever lefties gather these days, someone asks whether it's the NDP or the Liberals who are the most progressive party running in this election.
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Roger Annis | The harmonized sales taxes must be recognized as an attack on workers and its defeat in B.C. can bolster the labour movement.
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Iglika Ivanova | The Finance Minister's recent update focused on highlighting the cost of the move back to PST/GST, providing some large numbers for the media headlines, instead of looking at the big picture.
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Iglika Ivanova | One of the first things I did after the HST referendum results came out was look at how different electoral districts voted. Was the vote split along income lines?
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David Schreck | After more than a decade of rule, the B.C. Liberals seem to have lost the ability to be clear and transparent with the public.
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Iglika Ivanova | Now that the HST debate is over, it would be great to see some of the energy and focus dedicated to debating the HST be redirected to designing solutions to the real challenges facing B.C.