The house that debt built

In a speech in May, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz told a scary story about household debt. No matter how you measure it—as a share of disposable income (170%, a Canadian record), as a share of Canada’s GDP (100%, one of the highest factors in the world)—things look pretty…
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Only Temporary?

New research from the CCPA investigates job shifts in Canada’s publicly funded universities. View the story Menu Introduction Precarity by gender Juggling jobs Tracking the temp Unpaid overtime Conclusion Only Temporary? Navigating job shifts in Canada’s universities By Erika Shaker and Rosa Zetler Labour Force Survey data suggests there has…
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เข้าสู่ระบบติดต่อกัน USMCA: Red tape for public safety regulators

The CCPA continues to carefully read through the nearly 2,000-page?USMCA text. This blog, the third in a series on how the agreement differs from NAFTA, examines the agreement’s chapter on Good Regulatory Practices, a relatively new addition to so-called next generation trade deals.?Stay tuned to this space for continued analysis…
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เข้าสู่ระบบติดต่อกัน Federal carbon tax rebate a pragmatic solution to political impasse

  In a move designed to win over voters and frustrate conservative critics, the federal government announced today?a policy of universal tax rebates to offset the imposition of carbon pricing in Ontario, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Saskatchewan. The policy isn’t perfect from the perspective of either climate action or social…
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From fighting back to fighting forward: Strategizing across Canadian movements for jobs, justice, equality and the climate

In an increasingly chaotic world characterized by deep inequality and growing disillusionment with governments, public institutions and evidence, progressive movements offering a compelling and hopeful narrative for change have never been more important. Social justice, environmental sustainability and social solidarity are the keys to an inclusive, productive future for people…
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เข้าสู่ระบบติดต่อกัน Ontario’s cap-and-trade cancellation to leave $3 billion fiscal hole

The Ford government’s cancellation of Ontario’s cap-and-trade system will leave a $3 billion hole in the province’s books, according to a new report from Ontario’s Financial Accountability Officer (FAO), while simultaneously gutting programs designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Yet the high-profile abdication of the province’s flagship environmental policy won’t…
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