Category Archives: Budget

Let’s take off those rose-coloured glasses

Well, isn’t this peachy? The Harper Tories’ fiscal update says they’ve solved all our budgetary problems, personal and national, surpluses are rolling in and free money is rolling out… just in time for the next election. Sadly, politicians do not … Continue reading

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Open hands, empty wallets

Everything is subsidized in Canada. Everything.
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Economy doesn’t need feds’ meddling

Apparently the Harper Tories might finally start meddling in the economy, picking winners and losers, jettisoning the lessons of the last 40 years, fiscal prudence and their professed core beliefs to hand out public money to everyone with a hat. … Continue reading

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Travelling the world on high-flying egos

Anyone feel like gallivanting off to Paris for a day? Eh? Too much jet lag to be useful the first day? And too expensive? Well, you’d make a lousy politician.
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It’s not the heat, it’s the futility

How can public servants enjoy such lavish perks yet seem so unhappy?
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