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Ed Finn | The depletion of tax revenue through profligate business bounties is a cunningly devised strategy, giving political leaders the excuse that they simply don't have the means to improve social services.
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Economist Jim Stanford. Photo: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | "Canada is never going to run out of oil, just like we never ran out of beavers." Alas, notes economist Jim Stanford, that doesn't mean there will always be a market for the stuff.
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 Finance Minister Bill Morneau in the House of Commons. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Duncan Cameron | When Finance Minister Bill Morneau stood in place in the House of Commons on Wednesday, November 21, this is the economic update statement he dared not deliver.
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, addressed MEPs in Strasbourg on Thursday 16 February, 2017, one day after the the European Parliament approved the EU-Canada trade agreement (CETA). Photo: European Parliament
Ed Finn | A new book by Joyce Nelson provides practical challenges to corporate rule.
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LNG facility in B.C. Photo: bcgovphotos/flickr
Jim Stanford | Canadians should thank our lucky stars that Malaysia's state-owned Petronas finally pulled the plug on its Pacific Northwest LNG project.
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Kate McInturff | It's that exciting time of year when economists start making submissions to the federal Finance Committee about what they'd like to see in Budget 2018. What would a feminist budget look like?
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Karl Nerenberg | NDP MP Guy Caron has two distinct advantages in the party's leadership race: he is the only Quebecer in the race and the only one who can lay claim to being a professional economist.
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Duncan Cameron | Memo to NDP leadership candidates: please articulate what comes after austerity.
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Meagan Gillmore | NDP leadership candidates reinforced their commitment to workers and the labour movement at a debate hosted by the United Steelworkers in Toronto on Thursday night.
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Yves Engler | CIBC is a major player in the region and has been linked to various tax avoidance schemes. Ottawa shaped post-independence Caribbean banking regulations.
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Duncan Cameron | The current federal budget process is a textbook example of the propaganda model. On budget day, a nonsense detector comes in handy. Here is Duncan Cameron's.
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Alberta Finance Minister Joe Ceci. Image: David Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | As yesterday’s fiscal update shows, Albertans will actually have a rare meaningful choice in approaches to budgeting when the next general election rolls around.