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Poverty costs Canada a needless $25 billion a year

National Council of Welfare urges Tories to take a long-term "investment'' approach to preventing poverty, rather than a short-term program spending approach.

Harper, under attack in TV debate, asks viewers to give him majority government

 With his "bickering'' rivals as live-action campaign props, Stephen Harper gave Canadians a stark warning Tuesday: Hand his Conservatives a majority government, or expect more of the same- and...

What Canada can learn from America's problems

I recently came across a powerful presentation on coping with the problems facing the United States by the widely respected Daniel Yankelovich. For 30 years he has been a leading interpreter of...