Reactions to Chrystia Freeland’s appointment as finance minister demonstrate how qualifications and arguments about merit are deployed to women’s disadvantage in politics.
With a deepening climate crisis, unprecedented biodiversity loss and widespread inequality, it’s pertinent to question if indefinite GDP growth will deliver true and long-lasting prosperity.
Critics complain that government debt saddles future generations with a financial burden. The critics are wrong.
With a federal election next year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has shuffled his cabinet. What do the new faces in new jobs tell us about where the government feels it could be challenged?
The Trudeau government’s decision to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline from Kinder Morgan is incredibly risky. Here’s why.
Ottawa seems utterly unprepared for a trade war with the United States. The recent federal budget upholding equity values is noble, but won’t mean a thing if the government runs out of cash.
Will Ottawa’s new advisory council on pharmacare amount to “just another study,” or is a national program truly within reach?
Outrage over tax reform is nothing new. But if we can’t be calm about tax, we can at least learn from the stories spoken in anger.
Family farms, restaurants, other food businesses and the rural economy will suffer under federal tax proposals for small businesses,