The heads of Canada’s largest industrial unions just presented an appeal to use government procurement policy to maintain and create Canadian jobs.
Relentlessly Progressive Economics
It's amazing how much a budget can contain while avoiding addressing the most critical questions of an economic crisis: How are we helping the most vulnerable?
YouTube music video about the 2008 financial crisis.
Another dismal jobs report for December, with 34,000 more jobs gone, has got everyone now wondering: How high will the unemployment rate go in this recession?
The risk of deflation and the need for economic stimulus far outweigh any lingering possibility of inflation.
EI benefits are a highly effective stimulus as they quickly replace income for recently unemployed workers, who are very likely to spend the proceeds.
By desperately clinging to the façade of a balanced budget, the Conservatives' economic statement rules out a meaningful stimulus package.
Campbell has done a great job of taking credit for the boom, and would prefer to dodge blame for the bust.
Deficits. That word that has acquired a veneer of taboo in our poor frightened little country despite overwhelming real-world evidence that sovereign nations like ours, with their own currency unit,
Harperâe(TM)s plan would seem to entail a large cross subsidy from employees and employers to the self employed and higher EI premiums, but Conservative language on the plan is less than precise