The 2011 federal budget does nothing to improve retirement security, hands billions to Canada’s richest corporations and calls for drastic cuts to public services.
Budgets are about choices. With a $250 billion federal budget, the Harper Government is making choices that reflect its values and priorities.
In a fight to frame the election -- ethics and democracy versus the economy -- the budget is a very weak hand.
The Council of Canadians is calling on the Harper government to prioritize water in the upcoming budget, which will be delivered on March 22, World Water Day.
We need a mature debate about the deficit, debt, and the merits of tax cuts vs. other uses of government fiscal capacity. This debate cannot happen amid infantilizing fear-mongering about the deficit.
One week away from the budget announcement, the Climate Action Network launches a video on the campaign to end fossil fuel subsidies.
Jack Layton's announcement that he will no longer press the Harper government to cancel its next round of corporate tax cuts weakens him and strengthens Harper.
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Alert! Radio #172 - Interviews with Mordecai Briemberg on Western interests in the Egyptian uprising, Jim Stanford on the federal budget, and Steven Staples on the perimeter security deal.
The NDP leader lays out his party's plans for 2011 at a pre-budget/pre-election town hall in Vancouver.
Why do illegal mailers continue to operate? Ask those 'tough on crime' Conservatives.