economy

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Jun 28, 2011
NDP leader Jack Layton during the filibuster against back-to-work legislation being imposed on postal workers.

The economy excuse that tears at Canada

Duncan Cameron
The NDP's parliamentary debate instigated last weekend leads to a wider debate. Whose economy is it? What is the economy for? How do we improve economic well-being? Conservatives want to avoid this.
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Jan 21, 2011

Housing on the knife's edge

David Macdonald
Six major Canadian cities are now in a housing price bubble. To avoid disaster, the federal government needs to move back to the 2006 standard of a maximum 25-year amortization with more money down.
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Dec 2, 2010

Canada and the next world financial crisis

Ellen Russell
The U.S. Fed's latest bubble looks set to grow in stocks and commodities. Commodities? You mean the natural resources that Canada's economy is so famous for? Yep. Here are some thoughts on a way out.
News
Nov 16, 2010

Fight like the Greeks

Ritch Whyman
Canadian workers have seen their wages and conditions deteriorate for the last seven years. Perhaps the French and the Greeks show a way forward with a generalized protest against the incompetency.

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