The real story in the subprime lending debacle in the U.S. is what it's doing to the borrowers, not the lenders.
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There is a clash in Canada between economist and employer perspectives on the need for temporary foreign workers. One says there is no widespread labour shortage, and the other insists there is and t
Unfortunately, the wheat boardâe(TM)s future has been at stake in the (recently collapsed) Doha Round negotiations at the WTO. The US has long desired its elimination âe" all the better for
Whatâe(TM)s sad is that only the fact that we have invited the world for a big party in 2010, and the prospect of global embarassment, seem to be the only things motivating the elites on the hou
Dion's Toronto speech continued this troubling vagueness about environmental policy as a tool for economic development, but was crystal clear about adhering to right-wing economic nostrums.
Despite Albertaâe(TM)s booming economy, Albertans are making about the same amount per hour as they were a year ago. Specifically, the resource boom has increased prices as much as wages.
The ruling is indeed good news. A UPS success would have set a dangerous precedent for many other public services and Crown corporations.
The National Energy Board is holding hearings into the proposal to ship Alberta tar sands bitumen to the US for further refining - something of a reductio ad absurdum in terms of resource-led develop
At best, the billions of dollars forgone annually through low corporate-tax rates have conflicting effects on Canadian competitiveness.
Not only are we consuming more gas in response to higher prices, but are purchasing ever more gas-guzzling trucks and SUVs.