LIKE WE DIDN’T KNOW

1 year 4 months ago
If it wasn’t for bad jobs there woudn’t be any jobs at all

IT’S TOUGH TO FIND A GOOD JOB THESE DAYS. So tough even the banks admit it. That’s just what the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce did in its latest economics report. Here’s their first sentence, “Is the quality of employment in Canada in decline?” Their answer: “We think so.” NFK!

daviddavis

HOOPED

1 year 4 months ago
The 59 tax breaks you won't ever get

YOU'RE NOT LIKELY TO MAKE THE CUT. The juiciest income tax breaks in Canada are not likely to be within your reach. You're not likely to make enough to cash in on any of them. It's Catch 22 one more time: only the ones who need them the least, get them the most.

daviddavis

TAPPED OUT

1 year 4 months ago
The Broke Generation

Kids these days are worse off than their parents were at their age—so badly so, that many cannot afford to have children of their own.

“My worry is that I’m going to be, you know, with college-age kids some day and still paying my loan.”

Brittany Verge

daviddavis

Trans-Pacific Partnership criticized for impact on innovation and entrepreneurship

2 years 11 months ago

Successive Canadian governments have claimed that trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership were necessary to build Canada’s economy. Long-standing concerns about the impact on labour standards, environmental regulations and the ability of federal and provincial governments to engage in economic development have been dismissed.

Recently, however, a new concern has emerged.

amcneill

Gas shortages raise questions

3 years ago

An entire province facing gas shortages for as much as a week is yet another reminder that when things are left to the markets, we have no control over how fuel and other commodities are supplied to us. And when there are shortages of commodities we depend on, we can suddenly be very vulnerable.

amcneill

Checked

2 hours 3 minutes ago
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