recession

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Jul 10, 2012
Unemployment including Involuntary Part-time, age 15-24

Student employment rate sinks

Angella MacEwen
In the summer months, Statistics Canada collects labour force data on students who were attending school full-time in March, and who intend to return full-time in the fall.
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Jun 25, 2012
Photo: Martin Börjesson/Flickr

Deflating housing bubble risks recession

Andrew Jackson
Seen in isolation, Finance Minister Flaherty probably did the right thing in seeking to safely deflate the housing bubble and lower the growth of household credit. But he did it very late in the game.
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Jun 18, 2012
Photo: Daniela Hartmann/Flickr

Canada, the IMF and the G20

Andrew Jackson
The Harper government decided to attack Thomas Mulcair on the issue of Canadian support for additional IMF resources to deal with the euro-area crisis.
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Mar 26, 2012

The rise of the casino economy

Bruce Livesey
The rise of the casino industry is symbolic of the ruin of the North American economy. In the financial industry, gambling with our money on the capital markets was seen as a legitimate occupation.

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