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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Jim Prentice's bleat to the Rest of Canada they'd better get in line with Alberta's need to pump oil and pump the currency seems a bit rich.
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Francella Fiallos | Jason Kenney's tweets don't show it, but the real numbers show 4,000 jobs were lost this month in Canada. Bank of Canada President Stephen Poloz says expect a faltering economy in 2015.
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Armine Yalnizyan | Two findings stand out in the National Household Survey (NHS) data released Wednesday, both critical in this post-recession era of uncertainty.
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David J. Climenhaga | Corporate profits rose 317 per cent in the same period health-care spending went up 28 per cent, incomes grew 35 per cent and education spending increased 2 per cent!
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Andrew Jackson | The personal income tax system is only one means to deal with rising income inequality, but it is a doubly effective tool.
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Toby Sanger | Statistics Canada's release on the escalating incomes of the top 1 per cent gained a lot of media coverage -- and also provoked some very defensive reactions by major organs of the Canadian media.
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David J. Climenhaga | Any observer of the hardball game of politics has to give Alberta's budget an A+ for pre-election optics, even if it only gets a C- for prognostication.
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Armine Yalnizyan | Once again, in the middle of summer, the anti-government government has unleashed more anti-policy policy via a compliant Statistics Canada.
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David J. Climenhaga | Sylvia Ostry may be shocked at the drive to emasculate Statistics Canada, but no one who has been paying attention ought to be.
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Linda McQuaig | We hear a great deal about the lives of the rich, much of it sympathetic and often fawning. The poor rarely get such sympathetic attention. And they're soon to get even less.
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Alheli Picazo | In an astonishing display of incompetence, and a complete disregard for the facts, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is forging ahead with plans to scrap the mandatory long form census.
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David J. Climenhaga | When Frank Work speaks about our civil liberties, Albertans and other Canadians should pay attention.