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Molly McCracken | Unless immediate action is taken, 2016 will be the first time in a generation that minimum wage workers will see their wages stagnate, resulting in fewer earnings for basics like food and shelter.
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Duncan Cameron | The falling dollar is what drives Canadian economic policy today. This may come as news to Canadians, because it has not been announced by the Trudeau government.
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Kevin Harding | Many Canadians believe there's a trade-off to be made between employment and environmental sustainability. But that doesn't have to be the case, particularly if we look at co-ops as a source of jobs.
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Iglika Ivanova | Canada is officially in a recession and while B.C. is expected to sail through it relatively unscathed, the projected modest GDP growth performance does not seem to be translating into job gains.
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Jim Stanford | The economic arguments in favour of public, accessible child care are powerful. Here is a commentary summarizing the many benefits of a universal public child-care program.
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Armine Yalnizyan | When it comes to job recovery, are we the best in show in the G7? That depends on what you measure.
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Louis-Philippe Rochon | With data on the performance of Canada's labour market released Friday, many are arguing that what seems to be emerging is two very clear and different paths for the U.S. and Canadian economies.
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Iglika Ivanova | 2015 marks the sixth year of B.C.'s recovery from the recession. But it's been a slow and largely jobless recovery in B.C.
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Angella MacEwen | According to the Labour Force Survey, Canada added 35,000 jobs in January. A statistically significant number of jobs, hurray! But wait. What do the numbers really reveal?
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Hugh Mackenzie | The problem is that the small business of the imagination ­-- the mom-and-pop operation -- is not at all representative of the corporations that benefit from the small business tax rate.
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Iglika Ivanova | What can be done to create meaningful, sustainable, family-supporting jobs in B.C. and Canada? Here's a list of 31 ideas.
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Jim Silver | An issue that needs to be addressed in the forthcoming throne speech on November 20, is the persistence in Manitoba of a deep, complex and damaging poverty.