Feb 23, 2015

Canadian family policies stuck in the past

Today's families need child care, parental leave for dads and tax measures that help lower earners -- not income-splitting -- according to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Apr 2, 2013
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Who is earning too much?

Andrew Jackson
Last week's publication of the so-called "sunshine" list of 88,412 Ontario public sector workers earning more than $100,000 per year elicited lots of howls of outrage in terms of online commentary.
Jan 23, 2013
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The dubious case for casinos

Marc Lee
Gambling has long been with us, from poker parties and hockey pools through to lottery tickets and horse racing. But casinos are a form of gambling that has seen a massive expansion.
Nov 5, 2012
Percentage change in reall wages. Source: Labour Force Survey

Welcome to the wageless recovery

Armine Yalnizyan
Don't be fooled by job creation stats. We ducked the "jobless recovery" of the 1990s, but welcome to the new normal, for far too many Canadians: the wageless recovery.


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