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Affordability or environmental concerns?

The goal of politicians is to get elected. At one…

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Don’t tax robots – put them to work so humans can be more productive

The robots are coming, the robots are coming! They may…

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Does government debt really matter?

Before we select our next set of national leaders in…

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Using money to bring fairness to Indigenous groups

If there are any special Canadian values, fairness is surely…

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If employment is so tight, why aren’t wages rising?

Someone once said you could teach a parrot economics if…

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Women helping women in the workforce

Many women like me have already passed the mid-point of…

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National food policy can play key economic and social roles

For the first time, we have a national food policy….

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Flex your brain, do some good – learn a First Nations language

First Nations leaders face enormous challenges in dealing with the…

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In praise of summer jobs

Another school year is over. It’s time for high school…

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Constraining pain medication will only worsen drug problem

There are so many reasons to be very glad that…

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Working in the post-retail era requires a reset

One day you head out to your favourite store and…

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Stretching out our work lives as lifespans extend

Living to 100 years old used to be an amazing…

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Roslyn Kunin: Vancouver pushes bike-walk bias too far

Vancouver is a great city. For people like me who…

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A big-picture perspective on house prices and mortgages

The future, when it arrives, isn’t always what we imagined….

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We’re winning the war on poverty

Donald Trump isn’t the only American president to say dumb…

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Why the mortgage stress test makes perfect sense

This is a true story from just before the recession…

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Treating taxpayers’ money with respect

As the old song says, “money makes the world go…

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Genetic modification a crucial tool in feeding the world

The changing environment means we face weather patterns that haven’t…

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The do’s and don’ts of city funding

Municipalities are the poor step children among Canada’s levels of…

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