Dana Flavelle / Toronto Star
Unemployment is higher, job quality is mixed and there is evidence pay inequality has increased under the Harper government, according to a report to be published Wednesday.
Les Whittington / Toronto Star
OTTAWA—A confidential letter from Finance Minister Joe Oliver all but confirms that his April 21 budget will double the contribution limit for the government’s popular tax-free savings vehicle.
David McGrane / Winnipeg Free Press
Several studies have established that young Canadians have lower rates of voting compared with older Canadians. But little research has looked at the question: Do young Canadians display different political attitudes than older Canadians?
L. Ian MacDonald / iPolitics
Ed Broadbent on the left, as Preston Manning has on the right, has not only re-invented himself as a thought leader, he too has created a think tank that is a valuable source of ideas and public discourse.
Tim Harper / Toronto Star
The good news for the body politic in this country is that it is now flying on two wings.
Susan Delacourt / Toronto Star
Is it possible for Canadians to hate politics but still believe in government?
Joanna Smith / Toronto Star
OTTAWA—New Democrats and their like-minded friends must be more than anti-Conservative if they want to lead Canada in a new direction, says former party leader Ed Broadbent.
Ryan Maloney / Huffington Post
The elder statesman of the federal New Democrats says he cannot believe that the party of Pierre Trudeau will back Bill C-51, the Tory government’s controversial anti-terror legislation.
Mark Kennedy / Ottawa Citizen
The federal Conservative government is jeopardizing the civil rights of Canadians through its anti-terrorism legislation and has sat idly by as a wealth gap makes this a “vastly unequal country,” says former NDP leader Ed Broadbent.
Findings released at Progress Summit 2015 raise question of how youth vote could change election result
OTTAWA—More than older Canadians, younger Canadians support increases in taxes tied to better public services, prioritize environmental protection over economic growth, support more spending on health and education, and want an activist government that creates jobs, according to a new study.