Economy

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Feb 12, 2009

Hardheaded

Trish Hennessy
Instead of addressing the widespread agreement in Canada that the federal government needs to fix the EI problem, our government is handing out hard hats with great self-applause and fanfare.
Columnists
Feb 10, 2009

France leads the way

With unemployment rising, along with the cost of living, trade unions in France are planning a second one-day general strike for March 19.
Columnists
Feb 6, 2009

'Buy American' mayhem

The Buy American clause and the ensuing "backdown" by Congress meant nothing. Those policies have been in place for decades; they still are.
Blog
Feb 4, 2009

The quiet limits of greed

Trish Hennessy
For top executives to award themselves these kinds of compensation packages in the midst of this economic crisis isn’t just bad taste; it’s bad strategy.
Columnists
Feb 3, 2009

Budget 2009 and the Bay St. bailout

Why did the Liberals support the budget when the analysis is clear: the Finance Minister ignored the vulnerable, punished women and did not provide a serious stimulus to a flagging economy?
Columnists
Jan 27, 2009

Waiting for the budget to fall

The answer to our current economic challenge is to use government money wisely to make sure that the most vulnerable among us don't drop out of economic activity.

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