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Aug
12
Debunking Fraser Institute’s latest contortion on taxes

The Fraser Institute’s annual Consumer Tax Index report generated some media buzz with its outlandish claims about just how much taxes have risen since 1961. Before you get worked up about this, consider that 1961 was over half a century ago, before the time of universal health care that we all benefit from, before the […]

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May
25
People are hungry for economics that works for people and the planet

Apr
24
More Evidence that Temporary Foreign Worker Program Takes Jobs Away from Canadians

Apr
4
2014 PEF Summer School in Heterodox Economics

Sep
10
What UBC and SMU’s rape chant scandals say about women in the Canadian economy

Jul
16
Why does BC have the highest poverty rate in Canada?

Jun
18
Is new coal export infrastrucutre in the best interest of BC and Canada

May
8
Child poverty rampant in Canadian cities

Apr
24
Are average Canadians paying too much in taxes?

Feb
14
Fairness by design: a framework for tax reform in Canada

Oct
9
Globe and Mail on higher education in Canada

Oct
9
Time to Rethink The Way We Fund Higher Education

Aug
14
To address health inequalities, look beyond the role of individual responsibility

May
31
Seven reasons why you should support the Quebec students’ call for low tuition fees

Mar
4
BC isn’t broke: putting teacher bargaining in perspective

Jan
16
A prescription for health care reform: think integration & collaboration

Aug
26
So the BC HST Was Defeated. Now What?

Jul
20
What is a middle class income these days?

Jul
14
How much does poverty cost BC?

Apr
10
Why is BC’s business sector so small?

Jan
20
The problems with the textbook analysis of minimum wages

Oct
14
Why incentive pay won’t fix education or health care

Oct
12
A hip hop version of the Keynes vs Hayek debate

Oct
1
We told you so: HST introduction a factor behind GDP drop in July

Sep
13
Young university grads having a hard time in the Canadian labour market

Jul
6
Will the HST boost job growth and over what timeframe?

Jun
25
HST and Family Budgets: What’s Behind the Vastly Different Results

Jun
18
A New Era for Measuring Poverty in Canada

May
18
The job market may be recovering but some jobs are not coming back

Apr
21
Don’t Let Numbers Fool You: Common Statistical Tricks You Should Know About

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