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Analysis of CCPA's report on Ontario's debt #ONpoli

Last week, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released a report authored by senior economist Sheila Block. The paper, titled ‘No Crisis on the Horizon… 842 more words

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Toronto has highest child-care cost in Canada, Quebec the lowest: report

A new report says child-care costs have increased across the country, but some regions are feeling the pinch much more than most.

The study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives tracks the price of child care across 27 Canadian cities and three age groups – infants, toddlers and preschoolers. 674 more words

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Quebec has lowest child-care costs in Canada: report

By Michelle McQuigge

A new report says child-care costs have increased across the country, but some regions are feeling the pinch much more than most. 700 more words

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Gen X, Millennial homeowners would be ‘devastated’ by housing bust

A 20 per cent drop in home prices would wallop the net worth of millions of Canadian households, but the pain would be sharpest for those in their 20s and 30s – or  the cohorts who hold the highest amount of debt used to finance the purchase of a home. 397 more words

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Plenty of room to raise taxes paid by Canada's wealthiest, study says

OTTAWA – A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says there is plenty of room to raise taxes on the richest one per cent of the population and still leave their tax rates lower than they were 40 years ago. 321 more words

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B.C.’s Carbon Tax not as advertised

B.C.’s carbon tax is praised nationally and internationally as achieving the best of both worlds: reducing CO2 emissions (GHG) without weakening our economy. I wish that it were true because I take pride in B.C.’s  leadership. 491 more words

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Fingas: NDP bests Liberals on policy specifics

Elections often come down to expectations and momentum. Faced with more information than we can possibly process individually, we often limit our considerations to the narratives found in the headlines: who’s up, who’s down, and who’s doing something differently than anticipated. 605 more words

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