public policy

Mar 1, 2013
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A new B.C. government? It's not as easy as it looks

Keith Reynolds
If there is a new government in B.C. on May 15, it will be confronted with issues that make the transition harder than most government changeovers we have seen in the past.
Jan 23, 2013
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The dubious case for casinos

Marc Lee
Gambling has long been with us, from poker parties and hockey pools through to lottery tickets and horse racing. But casinos are a form of gambling that has seen a massive expansion.
Jul 19, 2012
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New report fights Harper's CETA deception

Stuart Trew
In April 2012, the Harper government launched a propaganda campaign in response to growing criticism of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
Jun 25, 2012
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What's next for Mulcair's NDP?

Gerry Caplan
Over the next three years, the NDP has a rare opportunity to focus on the multitude of areas that must be firmed up if it's to be taken seriously as a government-in-waiting.
In cahoots
Mar 7, 2012

Oilsands Economics 101

Policy-wise, we desperately need a conversation about the pace and scale of the tarsands industry, not just on environmental grounds, but on economic grounds as well.
Jan 5, 2012

Drummond's productivity 'puzzle'

Andrew Jackson
Don Drummond confesses that he has been wrong to believe that changes in public policies are the key to improving Canada's dismal productivity record.


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