Our analysis of the 2022 federal budget
David Macdonald's articles
The pandemic, through the eyes of our researchers
This budget could herald the beginning of a Pearsonian period of progressive policy making
Twenty-six per cent of higher inflation for Canadian households is being driven by excess profits
Prepared remarks to the House of Commons finance committee's study on inflation
Opening remarks to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance regarding the 2022 federal budget on Feb. 3, 2022
Tackling inflation can be part of a public-led recovery—it only requires government to reduce or maintain prices in areas they control.
Despite the likely transitory nature of this inflation, many of the poorest Canadians won’t be protected.
Our mission critical priorities for the new Parliament
More than 1.5 million workers could be affected by the wind down of pandemic supports
The consequences of low wages for job vacancy rates have worsened for low-wage employers.
We dive into what the Green Party has promised ahead of the 44th Canadian election.