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Trudeau replaces CERB with 3 new programmes and updated EI, but still no UBI

The federal government announced upcoming changes to income support benefits it’s providing to Canadian workers. But something’s still missing.

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Liberals to send $2.7 million to Alberta for government food processing facility

Last week, the federal government announced that they’d be sending nearly $2.7 million to Alberta for the Food Processing Development Centre.

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Canada’s ever-shrinking unionized workforce

For decades, the proportion of Canada’s total jobs that unionized jobs made up has been shrinking.

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Opinion

Why labour parties can’t get elected in Canada

I wonder if the whole Anyone But Conservatives hurts labour in the long run.

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Kingston prison guards find enough contraband for a pretty sweet party

Corrections Service Canada announced that staff at the prison in Kingston, Ontario, seized several packages near the outside barrier. They contained a lot of stuff.

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Federal debt to top $1 trillion this year. The good news? It’s easy to fix.

I’m personally not too worried about it. But if historical deficits and trillion-dollar debt levels are a concern for you, well, there’s a solution.

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Opinion

Debunked: Why Alberta gets so little money from Ottawa

I recently wrote about how people perpetuate this myth that Alberta sends too much money to Ottawa. In response, I had a few people comment saying that I was misunderstanding, that the real issue is that Alberta doesn’t get enough back.

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Feds increase borrowing capacity to half a billion dollars for dairy commission

Last week, the House of Commons and Senate passed C-16, which authorized the Canadian Dairy Commission to borrow up to $500 million to purchase, sell, and market dairy products.

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Federal government announces 3 new judicial appointments

Last week, the federal government announced three judicial appointments.

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Opinion

Liberals should stop splitting the vote

Liberals scare left-leaning voters to get behind them, saying that if people vote NDP, they will split the vote. But it takes two to tango.