social spending

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Jul 9, 2018
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Low corporate tax continues the social welfare collapse

Ed Finn
Canada’s social spending has declined to just 17.2 per cent of GDP. There is no excuse for government refusal to improve our inferior social programs and help millions in poverty-stricken families.
News
Jul 6, 2018
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The real Big Short

Ed Finn
Canada’s social spending has declined to just 17.2 per cent of GDP. There is no excuse for government refusal to improve our inferior social programs and help millions in poverty-stricken families.
Blog
Mar 24, 2015

The high cost of eliminating the deficit

Kate McInturff
Where did the obsessive concern with a balanced federal budget come from and how did it gain such currency in the popular imagination?
Blog
Feb 19, 2014
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What you need to know about B.C. Budget 2014

Iglika Ivanova
Yesterday's 2014 B.C. budget contained very little news, as expected. B.C. has no forestry plan, no climate plan, no coherent infrastructure plan, no youth employment plan, no poverty reduction plan.
News
Jun 3, 2011

Budget 2011: Clement's axe not fairer tax

Larry Gordon
The dirty little secret that most government leaders will not admit: the potential for additional public revenue is immense. A fairer tax system could generate billions in new public revenue.
Columnists
Jun 2, 2009

Tories wield the deficit truncheon

Despite a decade of huge budget surpluses, neither the Liberals nor the Conservatives invested in our public services, which would have distributed benefits far more widely than tax cuts.

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