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Week in Review April 30, 2015

 Week in Review April 30, 2015

  • Economy no grow in February
  • Underground economy stable
  • GM to cut 1,000 jobs in Oshawa
  • Rising household debt shows generational divide
  • Never stop working?
  • One is too many workplace deaths
  • Business investment in R&D to drop
  • AG critical of expansion of Tory tax credits
  • Privatizing snow removal made roads less safe
  • Hydro payouts
  • Canadian business money in tax havens rises again
  • Average earnings up 2.7%
  • Pay equity pays off

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Week in Review April 24, 2015

Week in Review, April 24, 2015

  • Federal Budget comprehensive analyses
  • Harper’s granddaughter’s problems are getting bigger
  • Teachers reject austerity
  • Ottawa subsidizes VW expansion in Mexico
  • EI claims rising
  • Happy?
  • Early retirement
  • CEO payoffs under attack
  • Major corporation tax gap over $100 billion—and Canada now considered a tax haven
  • Restore the Royalties

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Week in Review April 9, 2015

Week in Review April 9, 2015

  • First tragedy, then farce: balanced budget legislation
  • Selling out GM shares
  • Jobs find workers and not so much vice versa
  • Wage hikes for the lowest paid in U.S.
  • John Baird: Checking out and cashing in
  • The high cost of Conservative “child care”
  • Class action: edcuation workers ready to strike

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Economic Week in Review – April 2 2015

The Economic Week in Review for April 2 2015

  • Economy growth not yet “atrocious.”
  • Economic security and public investment whip terrorism and tax cuts as priorities
  • No future for Future Shop, employees left in the dark
  • Wages increasing (a bit)
  • Profits permanently higher?
  • Still Working on the Edge
  • Diversity recognized

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