Doug Ford's measures -- despite his claim to be acting "for the people" -- redirect resources from ordinary people to corporations and the rich.
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.
Manitoba premier Brian Pallister's Trump-esque statement that budget 2018 was going to be the "best budget ever" has fallen a bit flat.
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.
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.
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.
Debunking the claim that the NDP's platform will eliminate 250,000 jobs.
Are small business tax cuts really the best way to help small business and the Canadian economy? The short answer is no.
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.
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?