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Karl Nerenberg | Stephen Harper has long been against any expansion of the mandatory CPP/QPP system. Until a few days ago he even opposed allowing increased voluntary contributions. But now there's an election coming.
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Krystalline Kraus | There is currently a fundraiser being held on the internet site Go Fund Me created on January 17, 2015.
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Gerry Caplan | While Conservatives wax about Jim Flaherty's endearing legacy, the truth is that this is a government whose public face, whose brand, is most accurately represented by the petty Pierre Poilievre.
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Nick Fillmore | The sudden death of Jim Flaherty has resulted in hundreds of warm tributes. While Flaherty's humanity should be praised, his neo-liberal policies did not benefit the majority of Canadians.
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David J. Climenhaga | It is not speaking ill of the dead to say the charming Jim Flaherty held the same beliefs as the charmless Stephen Harper. It is the unvarnished and necessary truth.
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Geoffrey Stevens | Parliament has become a very nasty place, and the proposed Fair Elections Act would only entrench current attitudes.
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rabble staff | Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty is dead at 64. Early reports are suggesting the cause was a heart attack.
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Karl Nerenberg | Jim Flaherty, Canada's former Finance Minister has died at 64. He resigned from Cabinet less than a month ago. In this post, Karl Nerenberg looks back at Jim Flaherty's political legacy.
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Gerry Caplan | With Joe Oliver replacing Jim Flaherty as Finance Minister, the debate over income-splitting is as dead as Monty Python's parrot. The outcome, in truth, was never much in doubt.
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Adrienne Silnicki | March 31 marks the end of the 2004 Health Accord and the last day Canadian health care will have equalization payments to have-not provinces, national standards and federal funding tied to benchmarks.
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Armine Yalnizyan | Is Jim Flaherty's legacy pragmatic? Prudent? Steady-handed? More like ideological, frequently reckless, and just plain lucky.
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Jeff Gailus | Joe Oliver, Canada's new federal Minister of Finance, made quite a name for himself during his tenure as Minister of Natural Resources. Let's look back at his history.