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Canada Budget 2014: 'Do-Nothing' Plan Could Harm Economy ...

Canada Budget 2014: 'Do-Nothing' Plan Could Harm Economy ... | Canadian Finance | Scoop.it
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is predicting a “do-nothing” federal budget next week that the left-wing think-tank says could actually worsen the country's struggling economy.
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Province to contribute $1.4B to Toronto subway expansion | iPolitics

Province to contribute $1.4B to Toronto subway expansion | iPolitics | Canadian Finance | Scoop.it
Province to contribute $1.4B to Toronto subway expansion Provided by The Canadian Press. By Canadian Press | Jul 18, 2013 12:56 pm ... vote to extend its subway into Scarborough.
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Economist to Canada: In case of emergency, blow the budget - Globe and Mail

Economist to Canada: In case of emergency, blow the budget - Globe and Mail | Canadian Finance | Scoop.it
Economist to Canada: In case of emergency, blow the budget Globe and Mail “Under the circumstances, we suspect that a debate will eventually emerge over whether or not federal and provincial governments should scale back the size and speed of...
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Jim Flaherty Shuffled? No Way, Finance Minister Says - Huffington Post Canada

Jim Flaherty Shuffled? No Way, Finance Minister Says - Huffington Post Canada | Canadian Finance | Scoop.it
Jim Flaherty Shuffled? No Way, Finance Minister Says Huffington Post Canada In the March budget, Flaherty made balancing the books the top priority, doubling down on austerity and restraining spending even though prospects for economic growth, and...
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Budget Reaction From Health And Long-Term Care Organizations

Budget Reaction From Health And Long-Term Care Organizations | Canadian Finance | Scoop.it
"Ontario already has the worst level of per-student funding in Canada, and this budget continues this trend," says Constance Adamson, President of the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA).
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There Is a Great Depression Happening In Several European ...

There Is a Great Depression Happening In Several European ... | Canadian Finance | Scoop.it
You can't treat a nation's budget like you do a household budget. ... Essentially a great deal of Canadian Austerity was really Canadian Federal Austerity, while the Provinces made up the shortfall by taking on more debt.
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Canadian families hammered by taxes - Sun News Network

Canadian families hammered by taxes - Sun News Network | Canadian Finance | Scoop.it
Sun News Network Canadian families hammered by taxes Sun News Network Report co-author Charles Lammam says without a drastic reigning in of government spending, Canadians will continue to pay for federal, provincial and municipal forms of debt and...
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Canada's Jobs Report Finally Shows Evidence of Austerity - Wall Street Journal

Canada's Jobs Report Finally Shows Evidence of Austerity
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Canada: New police state measure targets foreign workers - Axis of Logic

Canada: New police state measure targets foreign workers Axis of Logic In last year's federal budget, they reduced jobless benefits for repeat users of Employment Insurance, who can now be forced to take low-wage positions, and raised the...
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U.S. GDP growth slows more than thought as austerity bites | News ...

Washington has been tightening its belt for several years but ramped up austerity measures in 2013, hiking taxes in January and slashing the federal budget in March. Still, economic growth has been surprisingly resilient, ...
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Jim Flaherty G7: Loosening austerity a mistake | Economy | News ...

Jim Flaherty G7: Loosening austerity a mistake | Economy | News ... | Canadian Finance | Scoop.it
LONDON — Big countries' weakening resolve to cut debt is a mistake, and surplus capital coursing through the world economy risks inflating asset bubbles and causing fresh turmoil, Canada's finance minister said on Thursday.
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Four more years of austerity | Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Ontario's provincial budget has been tabled and the conclusion is: Ontarians can expect four more years of austerity budgets. Read the tea leaves in this instant budget analysis by Hugh Mackenzie and Trish Hennessy here.
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Why We Can't Afford to Spend Our Country Out of Debt - Huffington Post Canada

Why We Can't Afford to Spend Our Country Out of Debt - Huffington Post Canada | Canadian Finance | Scoop.it
Why We Can't Afford to Spend Our Country Out of Debt Huffington Post Canada It pointed out that "disappointing exports, stalled investment and fiscal austerity leave the overstretched consumer as Canada's only hope for growth." It seems that with...
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