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Economist Jim Stanford  (Photo: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | The notion more pipelines will solve all of Alberta's problems is, of course, nonsense. To understand why, consider Australian LNG exports.
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Economist Jim Stanford. Photo: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | "Canada is never going to run out of oil, just like we never ran out of beavers." Alas, notes economist Jim Stanford, that doesn't mean there will always be a market for the stuff.
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Redeye Collective | The Conservative government's reliance on austerity and trickle-down economics has led to the most poorly performing Canadian economy since the Second World War, according to Jim Stanford.
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Ralph Klein
David J. Climenhaga | It turns out Ralph Klein was doing no favours for Alberta or Albertans with his debt fetishizing.
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Jim Stanford
David J. Climenhaga | What do you have to do to focus the media's attention on Prime Minister Stephen Harper's horrible economic performance? Draft a Top Ten List?
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David J. Climenhaga | I expect today's "study" from the Fraser Institute will make claims about the cost of public services in Alberta that are unsupported by the evidence but heavily spun in a press release.
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rabble staff | Moderated by Trish Hennessey at the opening of the Good Jobs Summit, Bottom Line panelists tackle the question of what constitutes a good job.
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David J. Climenhaga | Prime Minister Stephen Harper wants to change the channel, but the remote seems to be lost under a pillow while Mike Duffy fills the screen.
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Jim Stanford
David J. Climenhaga | From Ontario's perspective, if currency distortions fuelled by Alberta's oil industry continue to disrupt Central Canada's economic wellbeing, more equalization not less is going to be required.
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John Bonnar | Listen to Jim Stanford's speech to the delegates at the CAW-TCA Convention in Toronto.
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Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair
David J. Climenhaga | It is typical of the tactics of the Harper Conservatives to use wedge issues to intentionally divide Canadians along regional lines and then to disingenuously attribute the same strategy to their oppo
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Anti-union B.C. Tory MP Russ Hiebert
David J. Climenhaga | Wide open corporate and propaganda institute reporting would be a worthwhile demand for the young people who are this week protesting against the depredations of the 1 per cent.