What do we do now that money no longer makes the world go round? Here are 10 of the positives of living through this money meltdown.
It seemed like a typical report at the time; but when examining the details, the facts becomes more alarming -- earnings by actors, writers, painters and directors have been in freefall since 1990.
Somehow, we came to believe that Canada could enjoy the same high standard of living –- with public services the envy of many nations –- without having to pay full price for them.
If you think talk of Keynesian economics, and the adoption of "stimulus" packages by Canada and the U.S. signify the end of right-wing policies, think again.
Canadians, I said, are in denial. We think -- hopefully, miraculously -- that the global recession is going to happen everywhere but here.
Instead of addressing the widespread agreement in Canada that the federal government needs to fix the EI problem, our government is handing out hard hats with great self-applause and fanfare.
When the terrible Canadian job loss numbers for January came out yesterday, the horror of the economic crisis hit home as it had not before.
As cities around the world are rocked with protests, it's clear governments that respond to economic crisis with the discredited free-market agenda will not survive.
Why did the Liberals support the budget when the analysis is clear: the Finance Minister ignored the vulnerable, punished women and did not provide a serious stimulus to a flagging economy?
Labour, social and environmental advocacy groups all feel that Stephen Harper's budget, released Tuesday, falls short of the response required in this time of crisis.