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Karl Nerenberg | The Opposition contrasted the mean-spiritedness toward EI recipients with the government's rather more generous attitude toward Senators and their travel expenses.
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Angella MacEwen | The latest detail to emerge about the recent changes to EI is from the Digest of Benefit Entitlement Principles, a guide to enforcing Employment Insurance.
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Angella MacEwen | Several key changes to Employment Insurance came into effect on Sunday. The EI program is about to get grinch-ier, especially for those who happen to have needed it more than once.
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David Macdonald | Social impact bonds dramatically change who is being served by the government: from those who need a helping hand to the shareholders of a bank.
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Karl Nerenberg | Even after a press conference yesterday in Ottawa, we still do not know the details as to exactly what EI changes the government will bring about.
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Alfredo Barahona of KAIROS: 'Welcoming the stranger.'
Karl Nerenberg | There are broad hints that new rules for EI will force some to take lower paying work. New rules for thousands of migrant workers mean lower pay for many of them. Where is this all leading?
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Vitor "Vic" Marciano
David J. Climenhaga | If both the right-wing Wildrose and PC parties end up in the Alberta Legislature in considerable numbers, the rift is likely to be deep and the feelings of resentment bitter.
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Hungarian Roma family in Toronto
Karl Nerenberg | Jason Kenney condemned "anti-Semitism and racism" the other day, but that condemnation does not seem to extend to the desperate situation of Europe's Roma people.
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Karl Nerenberg | The Parliamentary Budget Office just issued a report saying that, contrary to Conservative claims, the OAS and other elderly benefits are sustainable, long-term.