Canada's social economy is about to receive a significant boost in federal support. However, there are significant problems with the ways in which the fund is being set up.
Taking care of big public programs, like health care and better CPP, means you need more revenues to fund them -- and that means more taxes.
As long as this ignorance of public and private sector interdependence prevails, so will social and economic deprivation, inequality, poverty, deregulation, crumbling infrastructure and environment.
The U.S. military is the world's biggest consumer of energy, and Katherine Hammack has spent six years working to make it more energy-efficient.
David J. Climenhaga
There is a price to our country of having more Canadians in public employment, and there is a price to having fewer so employed. Only one is worth paying.
Henry Mintzberg's new book, Rebalancing Society, makes a case for balancing public, private, and plural social sectors. It's an appealing idea but is there data to support it? We investigate further.
Since John Baird couldn't be a Conservative party leader, he had to settle for the private sector.
What would happen with the gender pay gap if the private sector compensation looked more like public sector compensation?
If private sector compensation looked more like public sector compensation, the gender wage gap would narrow, discrimination would diminish, and CEOs would take a pay cut.
We know that profit is what business is about. And to the Chamber, the public sector is an opportunity for growth and revenue. But at what cost to the people of Ontario?