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Austerity is no solution for inflation

With rising inflation, it's important to consider what governments can—and shouldn't—do about it. Listening to the austerity hawks would do more harm than good.

Profit squeeze: Excess corporate profits are making inflation tougher for Canadians

Twenty-six per cent of higher inflation for Canadian households is being driven by excess profits

What's driving inflation and how Ottawa can push back

Prepared remarks to the House of Commons finance committee's study on inflation

What can governments do to combat inflation? A lot

Tackling inflation can be part of a public-led recovery—it only requires government to reduce or maintain prices in areas they control.

Not all provinces protect their poorest from inflation

Despite the likely transitory nature of this inflation, many of the poorest Canadians won’t be protected.

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