Pandemic supports, mostly from the federal government, contributed to the largest one-year reduction in poverty in nearly 50 years.
Trade agreement doesn't age well in a post-pandemic reality, with little mention of worker protections, environmental policy, or critical infrastructure.
Income inequality went down between 2015 and 2020, thanks to government supports. But COVID-19 economic shutdowns threw a wrench into the works.
Last Friday’s Rogers’ network outage should be a warning to us all: it’s time to change how we do telecommunications in this country.
The rapid rise in inflation in Canada—and around the world—is significantly cutting into household income. Inflation reached 7.7% this May, its highest level since 1983.
History tells us that the Bank of Canada has a 0% success rate in fighting inflation by quickly raising interest rates. If a pilot told me that they’d only ever attempted a particular landing three times in the past 60 years with a 0% success rate, that’s not a plane I’d want to be on. Unfortunately, that looks likes the plane all Canadians are on now.
Throughout the pandemic, many small- and medium-sized businesses have weathered the storm, thanks to federal government help. In his deputation to Canada's federal Industry Committee, David Macdonald says it's time to give those businesses an "off-ramp".
This isn’t a workers’ wage-led recovery; in fact, inflation is eating into workers’ wages, diminishing their ability to recover from the pandemic recession. Corporate profits are capturing more economic growth than in any previous recession recovery period over the past 50 years.
The case for embedding inclusion in all infrastructure planning, from start to finish.
Where the U.S. has signalled worker-centred partnerships in Asia, Canada is pursuing more corporate trade deals.
Four years of austerity has weakened Ontario’s public education system. COVID-19 and online learning deepen educational inequalities.
The race is on for the June 2 Ontario election. Question is: which issue will voters care more about—cars or care services?
Nous avons attendu qu’un accord soit trouvé autour de la dérogation aux droits de propriété intellectuelle sur les vaccins contre la COVID-19. Il n’y a rien dans la nouvelle proposition qui incite ou oblige les entreprises pharmaceutiques à divulguer les informations confidentielles et les secrets commerciaux.
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