economy

The joy of giving

Science is now providing the evidence for what we have long held to be true: that it is better to give than to receive.
Real estate comparison: $18.8M West Van waterfront vs $599,000 New West bungalow

How the rich got richer and you got the shaft

The Great Recession and the Great Depression have many similarities.
Bank of Canada keeps 0.75 per cent interest rate

Bank of Canada keeps 0.75 per cent interest rate, even though economy likely stalled in early 2015

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada says it expects the oil-price shock likely "stalled" the country's economy to the point it had zero growth during the first three months of 2015 but that it has decided to...
Ottawa runs $1.3B surplus in first 10 months of fiscal year. CP

Ottawa runs $1.3B surplus in first 10 months of fiscal year, could balance early

A stronger, year−end financial position would clash with the government, which has told Canadians they will have to wait until 2015−16 before the federal books move into the black.
Alberta not stashing enough royalties

Penny saved a penny earned: study says Alberta not stashing enough royalties

There would be an extra $150 billion in the Heritage Savings Trust Fund if Alberta put aside resource taxes the way Norway does.

Kill Bill C-51, choose courage, Canada: opinion

In my opinion, Bill C-51 is not a response to terror. This bill is "fear itself." Across Canada on March 14, Canadians will come out to show courage and strength and protest Bill C-51.

Harper's mobs, oaths and long-term austerity plan

On the path "Stephen Harper has chosen for us."

Inequality for All warns that capitalism is malfunctioning

Robert Reich speaks dynamically in two new documentaries this week, about the rich, the poor and the shrinking middle class.

Tourism Group Decries Logging in Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound: VIDEO

BC Timber Sales issues logging contract for Maurelle Island, despite concerns of local tour guides that their input has been ignored.

X, Y and Boomers come together to discuss generational issues in the workplace

With more baby boomers choosing to retire later in life and new graduates finding themselves underemployed and drowning in student debt, the  future for the younger generation doesn’t look too...