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Top Real Estate Sales: May 9-15

Top Real Estate Sales is a new feature in the Homefront section. Every week, we’ll show you the highest-priced residential property transactions in the Greater Montreal area. 596 more words

Homes

Councillors back multi-year budgets

The City of Saskatoon may soon abandon the familiar cycle of annual budgets and corresponding property tax increases.

The nine city council members present at Monday’s governance and priorities committee meeting voted unanimously to explore a multi-year budget. 413 more words

Local News

That's not the Jane Jacobs I knew

Jane was anything but anti-development and anti-change. Her thinking transcended cities to include economic development and wealth creation generally. 960 more words

Consumer Policy Institute

Budget deficits set to fall

Budget deficits are set to fall in 2017 and 2018 before rising. The national debt is expected to reach 77% of GDP in ten years. Not exactly calamitous figures. 139 more words

Economic Policy

The Business Blog – Informing a Relevant National Financial Debate

My own theoretical work long ago showed the flaws in Schumpeter’s analysis, and now empirical results provide strong confirmation. Today’s markets are characterized by the persistence of high monopoly profits…If markets are fundamentally efficient and fair, there is little that even the best of governments could do to improve matters.

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Opinion

Malaysia's economy contracts--Bad News

May 13, 2016

Malaysia’s economy contracts–Bad News

by Joseph Chin

http://www.thestar.com.my

Malaysia’s economy grew at a slower pace of 4.2% in the first quarter of 2016, due to slower growth in the manufacturing and services sectors, but the overall growth was still above economists’ forecast of a subdued 4% growth. 381 more words

Politics

"Trump Is Performing A Kind Of Straddle-Pander": Why Donald Trump Is Happily Uttering Conservative Heresies

Reince Priebus, the long-suffering chairman of the Republican National Committee, has now resorted to pleading with Donald Trump not to rewrite the party’s platform. “All that anxiety, just take it off the table,” Priebus said on a radio show Monday. 886 more words

Republicans