A Modern Industrial Strategy for Canada in the face of growing inequality and the rise of precarious work
Research Outlines Economic and Environmental Benefits of Producing Steel in Canada
A recently released research paper from the United Steelworkers (USW), The Case for Canada’s Steel Industry, raises a couple of concerns that need to be part of any decision around supporting the steel industry in Canada.
"One Million Climate Jobs" Plan Delivers Growth While Protecting the Environment
As the Green Economy Network’s proposal for one million climate jobs shows, it is possible to take action on the economy and climate change at the same time.
Trans-Pacific Partnership criticized for impact on innovation and entrepreneurship
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.
Valeant scandal result of focus on short term
A National Observer article suggests that a root cause of the Valeant scandal was a focus on what was happening to the price of shares in the short term. According to the article, the decision to cut R&D and borrow heavily to finance takeovers led to a revenue increase, which in turn caused a significant increase in share prices.