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Stop treating B.C.’s interior like a colony

Premier Clark’s plan for job growth in B.C.’s interior is a failure. Her plan to extract Liquefied Natural Gas from the interior evaporated. She is sending more raw logs… 484 more words


Tax loopholes –the good, bad and ugly

What’s the difference between a tax break and a tax loophole? Tax breaks are legitimate deductions that I make and loopholes are shady tax dodges that others use. 481 more words


Why the Saskatchewan government can't cut its way to growth

It is now abundantly clear that the Saskatchewan government’s “transformational change” agenda is in reality a not-so-subtle euphemism for province-wide austerity in response to the current economic downturn. 1,051 more words


Spencer: Monsef, marches, misogyny – where do women go now?

Infused with the heady spirit of the March on Washington/Ottawa/Vancouver/Toronto and so on last weekend, millions of women are now wondering how to keep the momentum going. 667 more words


Chamber: Closing the gap for women in Windsor-Essex

By Lee Anne Doyle, Jeffrey MacKinnon and Matt Marchand

On Oct. 14, the front page article in the Windsor Star read: Is Windsor the “worst city” in Canada for women? 606 more words


U.K.'s Jeremy Corbyn proposes wage cap for top earners. Should Canada have a maximum wage?

U.K. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn caused a stir in Britain earlier week when he called for a maximum wage for the country’s highest earners in an effort to change a “grossly unequal” economy. 812 more words


Before lunch on the first working day of 2017, a top CEO in Canada had already earned more than most of us do all year: report

TORONTO — Before noon today, Canada’s highest-paid CEOs will earn more than the average working person’s income for all of 2017.

That’s the conclusion of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, an Ottawa-based think-tank that has tracked CEO compensation in this country for a decade. 480 more words