economic policy

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Oct 20, 2011

Federal R&D Panel releases report

Toby Sanger
In a week when business lobby groups are calling for more tax breaks, the federal R&D Panel released a very good report saying Canada's generous system of R&D tax incentives hasn't been effective.
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Oct 5, 2011

Ontario's stimulating election platforms

Erin Weir
A common refrain has been that all of Ontario's election platforms are unrealistic given a deteriorating economic outlook. We should evaluate how each party's platform would fare in a downturn.
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Sep 30, 2011

The G20 and jobs

Andrew Jackson
The meeting of G20 Labour Ministers in Paris on September 26-27, held in advance of the November G20 summit in Cannes, reached some conclusions which go some way toward living up to prior commitments.
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Dec 1, 2009

Weekly Audit: Time to audit the Fed

Zach Carter
Two key lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee, Reps. Alan Grayson (D-FL) and Ron Paul (R-TX), are pushing to authorize a full, comprehensive audit of the Federal Reserve.

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