The federal budget's claims regarding who would benefit from doubling the Tax Free Savings Account annual contribution ceiling exclude key contextual data thereby leading to erroneous conclusions.
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The Conservative government's budgets and spending priorities heavily focused spending in male-dominated sectors of the economy, while largely ignoring sectors where women predominate.
Joe Oliver magically balanced the budget even though bitumen bottomed out! Where did he get his secret powers? Let's find out.
When did federal budgets and economic policy stop being about vision and stewardship and turn into a free-for-all about who "wins" and who "loses?"
Harper's Conservatives introduced a budget more concerned with the continued gutting of services in order to squeeze out a balanced budget to bolster their re-election campaign.
Among the many galling, short-sighted, and ultimately destructive components of this federal budget, here are five that stand out.
With a document whose very timing, let alone content, was so transparently politicized and manipulative, it's hard to even know where to start.
Here's the Conservative job plan: cut an enormous, expensive cheque for the wealthiest among us and hope really hard that they create jobs.
Since the Conservatives are beating their collective chest over the fact that the budget is, at last, balanced, it is worth pointing out how they did it.
Joe Oliver's 2015 federal budget was superficially balanced, but under the surface are very real imbalances -- a generational imbalance, and environmental imbalance, and an infrastructure imbalance.