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Lynne Fernandez | The results of the federal election indicate that most Canadians understand the value of publicly provided services. Hopefully this is a lesson all the political parties in Manitoba have absorbed.
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Ben Sichel | Any teacher will tell you that appreciation coming from the kids is a great motivator. But it'd be nice if we also got it from the government that employs us.
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Randy Robinson | The government of Ontario says it wants to help workers in precarious jobs. It overlooks an important fact, however: for a growing number of precarious workers, government itself is the employer.
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Kaylie Tiessen | This week's GDP numbers confirmed that Canada experienced a recession in the first six months of 2015 and today's latest job numbers show Canadians looking for good jobs have been feeling the pinch.
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Simon Tremblay-Pepin | How is public corporation executives' level of compensation like a ransom? Simon Tremblay-Pepin explains the logic behind the metaphor: first, the kidnapping, then, the ransom.
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Christopher Majka | 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.
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Humberto DaSilva | Since John Baird couldn't be a Conservative party leader, he had to settle for the private sector.
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Kate McInturff | 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.
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Ralph Surette | The issue of public sector contracts is more than about contracts. It's about Nova Scotia's long-term struggle to find peace, order and good government after things went awry.
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Janet Newbury | We have the capacity to strengthen our economy in ways that are equitable and sustainable. To do so, we must recognize the public sector as an asset to achieving social and economic well-being in B.C.
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Duncan Cameron | Lower public service wages do not lead to economic prosperity, and that's why we should all fight austerity budgeting.
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Mark Taliano | People are disenfranchised for the benefit of a globalized 1% that is increasingly blind to the imperatives of Life as it wilfully embraces toxic trajectories of Death.