Tepid GDP numbers released Tuesday by Statistics Canada confirm that Canada's economic recovery, such as it was, is sliding completely into the ditch.
No more stimulus, unless you are in the police or military.
David J. Climenhaga
Don Getty's record as interpreted by the neoliberal propaganda machine is subject to as much mythmaking and distortion as that of Pierre Trudeau. History will judge him more kindly.
A coalition of community and labour organizations have come together to present their views on necessary EI reforms as part of the pre-budget process.
While elites argue amongst themselves about how to respond to Canada's soured economic outlook, the overriding context is a transfer and concentration of economic power upwards.
Why is our current crop of Canadian political leaders trapped in a rhetorical box of "sound finance" that will merely guarantee our economy will remain stuck in a state of secular stagnation?
The recent promise of four years of balanced budgets by the Mulcair-led NDP has irked progressive economists puzzled over the decision to eschew running deficits during a period of cyclical slow-down.
The evidence is mounting that Canada's economy may already be in an outright recession. Yet Conservatives return repeatedly to their touchstone: never mind the economy -- we balanced the budget.
The Great Recession has ground on for over six years, and there's no end in sight. What does this mean for working people?
Rather than showing their fiscal responsibility by creating good jobs and investing in citizens, the Harper government has secured the position of Canada's richest.