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Joe Fantauzzi | Low-income residents of Canada face a significant double standard when it comes to accessing banking services despite urgently wanting them.
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Teuila Fuatai | Canada's postal system is under review, and creating a postal banking system is a major talking point. rabble labour reporter Teuila Fuatai looks at how postal banking has worked out in New Zealand.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | While the Trudeau government's review of Canada Post is primarily focused on the issue of reinstating home delivery, the prospect of postal banking may be the more far-reaching and intriguing idea.
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Nora Loreto | Another quarter, another multi-billion dollar profit margin for Canadian banks. But when will business media start asking the right questions?
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | Instead of opting for an idea which promised to increase competition in the banking sector and produce higher profits for Canada Post, the Harper government settled for a "lose-lose" strategy.
News
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Nick Fillmore | We need to reduce the power of big banks, weakening their grip on society's financial resources, and challenging their support for destructive, neo-liberal economic policies.
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Nick Fillmore | When the next big financial crisis hits the world economy and Canadian banks are in distress -- as they were during the 2008 financial crisis -- the bank-using public will have plenty to worry about.
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Nick Fillmore | The next major threat to financial systems is likely to come from reckless investors gambling with derivatives -- the same betting vehicles that contributed to the 2008 financial collapse.
News
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Nick Fillmore | Big banks involved in the 2008 recession continue their greedy, and at times, corrupt behaviour, which could lead to another economic crash that Canadian banks may not be able to weather.
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Nick Fillmore | If Canada's banking regulations are not substantially toughened by the time the next global financial crisis hits, our Big Six banks may very well find themselves in serious trouble. Again.
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Stuart Trew | Canadian Press obtained a February 1 version of the services chapter of CETA, which was circulated to EU member states, showing that "Canada's vaunted banking system is on the negotiating table."
Columnists
Jim Stanford | Canada's banking system demonstrates the virtues of interventionist and flexible government regulation and public ownership. These features long pre-date the election of our current government.