The Conservatives and Liberals have locked themselves into the same fiscal box, and only the NDP has the room needed to make new commitments.
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The 2008/09 budget is already at the tipping point toward a deficit, and with the economic numbers getting worse, the Tories will soon be looking to shave a few billion from federal spending, this ye
If both the federal and B.C. Liberals lose elections on the basis of the carbon tax, it would take carbon taxes off the table for all of North America, potentially forever.
I knew the rate was relatively low and had been falling, but it has declined very significantly from 11.3 per cent in 1989 (the last cyclical peak), to 9.8 per cent in 1996 (when the poverty rate for
The margarine issue was resolved by the Quebec government simply removing the yellow-margarine restriction, rather than by some TILMA-style tribunal imposing a fine or by the federal government invok
A seven-point action plan on how to counter the potentially devastating consequences high energy prices could have on working families.
Was it just me or did others get a nagging feeling about the intent behind Air Canadaâe(TM)s surprise announcement of 2,000 layoffs yesterday? Air Canada has experienced record load factors and
The winner of the graduate essay was Heather Whiteside of Simon Fraser University who wrote on the commodification of health care in Canada.
Denial with a capital "D." Thatâe(TM)s the only way to describe the reaction to Fridayâe(TM)s stunner from Statistics Canada: real GDP shrank 0.3 per cent (at annualized rates) in the firs
Environmentalists are concerned that an aggressive push for bio-energy could fuel a new âeoewar in the woodsâe and express major concerns about harvesting practices (which now want to capt