Podcast
Bike lanes
Redeye Collective | Michael Andersen understands why small business owners are nervous about changes in the street outside their store windows. But he says they have nothing to fear, and much to gain, from bike lanes.
Blog
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Trish Hennessy | This is the story of the living wage and how it is changing the conversation about the inadequacy of the minimum wage in Ontario.
Blog
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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.
Blog
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Kaylie Tiessen | What is the combined effect of the race to the bottom for small business and corporate taxes? This tax policy is one among many factors contributing to income and wealth inequality in Canada.
Blog
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Hugh Mackenzie | The problem is that the small business of the imagination ­-- the mom-and-pop operation -- is not at all representative of the corporations that benefit from the small business tax rate.
Blog
Michael Laxer | Far from being a job creation plan for the "middle-class," Thomas Mulcair's small business tax cut proposals will benefit the well-off and embolden anti-tax myths.
Blog
David Macdonald | Yesterday the federal government announced a "Small Business Job Credit." The idea is that small businesses will have a portion of what they paid in EI refunded to them, as a "job-creation strategy."
Activist Toolkit
| Cash mobs are about putting your money where your mouth is and back into local businesses.
Blog
Keith Reynolds | There is one simple idea to promote jobs in communities. Local governments should support small businesses in their communities by giving them an advantage when bidding on government work.
Podcast
Redeye
Sean Mullen | Redeye speaks with one of the founding members of a new bike co-operative that aims to deliver goods to businesses in downtown Vancouver. Graham Anderson explains how the co-op will work.
Blog
Murray Dobbin | It is not a secret that many on the Green Party executive are holdovers from the right-wing reign of Jim Harris and apparently Elizabeth May is taking her lead from them.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | G20 is like the second coming of SARS, the last time Toronto took a turn on the world stage: a lesson in ways to turn a fairly vibrant town into a desert.