Dexter will have to park many of the short-sighted, contradictory, opportunistic and poll-driven policies espoused during the election.
Relentlessly Progressive Economics
he second half of 2009 is shaping up to be one of the most important periods for international policy development. Ever.
The Consumer Price Index provides a reminder that, despite expansive monetary policy from central banks and perceived “green shoots” in the economy, deflation is a more serious risk than inflation.
We all know about Alberta, but B.C.’s green image is increasingly, um, tarred by the expansion of the oil and gas industry, with tens of billions of dollars in new investment in the past eight years.
It's not inflation that's on this country's horizon - quite the opposite. But why worry so much about inflation? It would actually help in this recession.
Just in time for a heated election campaign, the latest unemployment numbers paint a grim picture for B.C.
The continued obsession of the mainstream media with the ups and downs of the stock market tells me they have learned nothing from the economic crisis.
Unfortunately, credit cards – especially those feature-laden cards that we have grown increasingly attached to – take from the poor and give to the rich.
Emphasizing reflation initiatives, even if they are tied to efforts to address trade imbalances is more important than staying true to free trade principles.
The Canadian Bankers’ Association must be happy. They’ve managed to convince pundits south of the border that they’ve been able to weather the economic storm with no help from the federal government.