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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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David J. Climenhaga | We're not going to stimulate the economy by firing nurses and teachers. If we fall for this snake oil, we're just going to have to swallow it.
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Manitoba premier Brian Pallister. Photo: 2017 Canada Summer Games/flickr
Lynne Fernandez | Manitoba premier Brian Pallister's Trump-esque statement that budget 2018 was going to be the "best budget ever" has fallen a bit flat.
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Rick Salutin | Taking care of big public programs, like health care and better CPP, means you need more revenues to fund them -- and that means more taxes.
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Duncan Cameron | After the Trudeau government's budget announced a nearly $30-billion deficit, a chorus of right-wing voices started calling for a return to belt-tightening austerity.
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Stuart Trew | One area where the gap between rhetoric and reality has received less attention in Conservative government economic policy is its management of military equipment procurement.
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Nora Loreto | Debunking the claim that the NDP's platform will eliminate 250,000 jobs.
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David Macdonald, Kaylie Tiessen | Are small business tax cuts really the best way to help small business and the Canadian economy? The short answer is no.
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Duncan Cameron | In Canada, the small amount of income redistributed to the poor has long been a matter of public debate. Today, accepting that the rich should pay a fair share of taxes would constitute progress.
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Brad Wassink | Paying our taxes is part of our responsibility to each other. Why do some politicians keep promising to cut taxes and public services that we need and are rightfully owed to the public?
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Justin Trudeau at Chrystia Freeland's Campaign Office, 2013
David Macdonald | On Monday the Liberals released a portion of their platform for the upcoming federal election. While some ideas are good, things get weird when it comes to their proposed tax changes.
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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.