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New report claims B.C. has much less natural gas than government claims

WATCH (above): David Hughes from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives discusses the analysis that was done for his study on the LNG industry.

While the provincial government remains bullish on its goal of three LNG terminals by 2020, a new report by the Centre for Canadian Policy Alternatives suggests the province has much less natural gas available for those terminals than anticipated. 302 more words

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Dreams for B.C.'s LNG projects dim

Even when times were relatively good, Premier Clark’s dreams of making B.C. a global energy exporter were slim. Before the collapse of oil prices, when the Asian market for liquefied natural gas was strong, B.C. 488 more words

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Parents must both make $18.52 per hour to afford life in Toronto: report

TORONTO — Survival in the big city for a family of four boils down to $18.52 an hour.

For a family with two kids under the age of 10 in Toronto, both parents need to be working 37.5 hours per week making $18.52 per hour, according to a report released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 411 more words

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Plan B for the XL Keystone pipeline

There’s more than one way for Big Oil to get Alberta’s landlocked tar sands to refineries on the Texas coast. If President Obama won’t approve the XL Keystone pipeline through the U.S., they’ll do an end run and go through Atlantic Canada. 466 more words

Economics

CA -- Alternative Federal Budget 2015

Alternative Federal Budget 2015
Source: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

The Alternative Federal Budget 2015: Delivering the Good demonstrates that the federal government’s continued obsession with austerity and balancing the budget comes at the cost of higher household debt, fewer services, and weakened job growth.

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Business And Economics

Affordable Access to Medicines: A Prescription for Canada

Affordable Access to Medicines: A Prescription for Canada
Source: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

This report reviews research detailing the financial and social impacts of national pharmacare implementation abroad, and shifts in policy in Canada.

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Business And Economics