The consequences of low wages for job vacancy rates have worsened for low-wage employers.
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We dive into what the Green Party has promised ahead of the 44th Canadian election.
We dive into what the Liberal Party has promised ahead of the 44th Canadian election.
Only 6,600 families could receive the maximum $6,000 tax refund under the Conservative plan.
We dive into what the Conservative Party has promised ahead of the 44th Canadian election.
If implemented, parent fees would drop by 50 per cent by 2022 and, ultimately, to $10-a-day by 2026.
In fact, they would be the most severe cuts to health care that any province has implemented, ever.
The time to invest in a short- and long-term COVID-19 recovery plan is now.
Federal Budget 2021 was expected to deliver between $70-100B in COVID-19 recovery funds. Does it deliver and will funds be allocated in meaningful ways? Our experts weigh in.
The interest rate the federal government pays on debt hasn’t been this low since the Second World War (and possibly earlier).
The CERB was a critical support for many workers impacted by pandemic closures. For low-wage workers, the benefit funds were likely used to cover critical expenses. As such, it's unlikely that Canadians living below the poverty line will have money set aside for their pending CERB tax bill.
David Macdonald's presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance on March 18, 2021 regarding Bill C-14 and COVID-19 spending.