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Ontario Premier Doug Ford. Photo: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | Doug Ford's measures -- despite his claim to be acting "for the people" -- redirect resources from ordinary people to corporations and the rich.
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Jason Kenney with his "blue ribbon" panel. From left to right: Mike Percy, Dave Mowat, Travis Toews, Janice MacKinnon, Kenney, Kim Henderson, Jay Ramotar, and Bev Dahlby (Photo: Government of Alberta).
David J. Climenhaga | Brace yourselves, people. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has announced his "blue ribbon" panel to do a "deep dive" into the province's books and figure out how to get them into the black.
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Brent Patterson | What was in the economic statement released by the Ford government in Ontario?
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Jim Stanford | The evidence is mounting that Canada's economy may already be in an outright recession. Yet Conservatives return repeatedly to their touchstone: never mind the economy -- we balanced the budget.
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Lynne Fernandez | No government should shy away from running responsible deficits when strategic investment will lead to improved physical and social infrastructure that will allow our economy to grow.
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Ralph Surette | After the federal election, provincial voices should be prepared to gather up their courage and face up to the repairs needed after the Harper wrecking job.
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Michal Rozworski | This budget is another in a series of unspectacular austerity budgets. Michal Rozworski looks at the election year budget as a continuity of slow-motion austerity past, present and future.
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Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood | The policies and measures contained in the budget say a lot about the current government's priorities. But the language they use says just as much about what this government really values.
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Premier Kathleen Wynne endorsing Adam Vaughn in 2014
Sheila Block, Kaylie Tiessen | Budget 2015 may be big on rhetoric, but it doesn't deliver on the promises for strengthening public services that Premier Wynne was elected on.
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Hugh Mackenzie | When you look at the numbers, it is clear that everything else -- every other service that Ontarians depend on -- has been thrown under the infrastructure bus.
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Ralph Surette | Last week's budget, for better or worse, marked a milestone on the icy road to wherever it is we're going in the rickety wagon of Nova Scotia politics.
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Jim Stanford | Ottawa has been abuzz for weeks over how badly the Conservatives' brand-defining quest for a balanced budget will be damaged by falling oil prices. But Canadians can relax and stop biting their nails.