Recognizes governments have an essential co-ordinating and enabling role to play in the economy
Is a true partnership involving government, labour, business, community, academic institutions, and other stakeholders
Reduces inequality by creating well-paying quality jobs and putting people and nature at the heart of the economy
Beyond the debate between "high tech" and "smoke stack" industries and provides tools sectors need to be part of a modern economy
A Modern Industrial Strategy for Canada in the face of growing inequality and the rise of precarious work
LIKE WE DIDN’T KNOW
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!
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.
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.
Industrial strategy seen as way to save environment
An industrial strategy represents the best opportunity to make the shift to the zero carbon economy needed to avoid the risks and disruptions expected as climate change gets worse. That’s the conclusion of environmental campaigner Andrew Simms in an op-ed in the Guardian this week.