Federal research shows that EI is the single most powerful tool the government has to stabilize the economy, reducing both GDP and job losses by up to 14 per cent in the wake of recessions.
David J. Climenhaga
We are certain to be presented today by the Government and Opposition in Alberta with two versions of the economy that are starkly at odds with one another.
From inflation targeting to quantative easing, from stimulus to international trade, Armine Yalnizyan shares his thoughts on the, er, number-two choice for Bank of Canada governor.
Harper touted low taxes, balanced budgets and austerity in Davos, and promised cuts to pensions. Economists gathered back home see hard times returning for the Canadian economy.
The release of today's Monetary Policy Report from the Bank of Canada follows yesterday's announcement of no change in interest rates, the latest in a long series.
Tens of thousands of Americans rallied for jobs and justice at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Saturday.
The economy is terrible. Jobs are nowhere to be found. Wall Street bonuses are through the roof. But mainstream business journalism is still praising the con-men who created this mess...
Does the economy exist for people or do people exist for the economy? That doesn't tell you what to do economically, but it reminds you to examine the direction you want to head.
Canada's debt is much lower than most countries and the economy still needs stimulus; other countries who have instituted drastic cuts have suffered devastating consequences.
Congress finally authorized an extension of unemployment benefits on Wednesday, providing a critical lifeline to families across the country and an absolutely essential boost to the economy.