Investment

“‘Liberals in a hurry’? That’s Trudeau, not Mulcair’s NDP” (CBC News)

Chris Hall (CBC News): There was a time in Canada when New Democrats were considered “Liberals in a hurry.” But in this federal election campaign the reverse appears to be true. Under Justin Trudeau, the…

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“Tom Mulcair unveils NDP plan to spend billions on transit, bridges” (CBC News)

CBC News: The NDP is promising to spend billions to ease urban gridlock and speed up commuter times. NDP Leader Tom Mulcair, campaigning in Edmonton Friday, lamented a “lost decade” for transit investment under Conservative…


“Justin Trudeau promises sweeping reforms to employment insurance system” (CBC News)

CBC News: The federal Liberals are promising cuts to employment insurance premiums, but those cuts won’t go as deep as reductions already promised by the Conservatives. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is campaigning in Atlantic Canada…


“Making inequality an issue in the election campaign” (The Toronto Star)

Editorial (The Toronto Star): Tanya is a PhD graduate who can’t get a job. John is a former IT manager who went from a middle-class lifestyle to living on less than $300 a month, once…


“In the pipelines’ path: Canada’s First Nations lead resistance” (The Montreal Gazette)

Christopher Curtis (Montreal Gazette): “I think when push comes to shove, if the Mohawk nation comes together to fight this thing, you’re going to see a hell of a force in the path of that…


“Justin Trudeau takes infrastructure pitch to key GTA riding” (CBC News)

CBC News: Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau elaborated on his $60-billion election campaign pledge to help municipalities build new infrastructure over the next decade, saying Friday that the public transit portion for projects would amount to $20 billion. The $20…


“Researchers try to make science a federal election issue” (CBC News)

Julie Ireton (CBC News): Members of Canada’s long-silent scientific research community are increasingly speaking out during this year’s federal campaign as they desperately try to make science an election issue. Academics and researchers have loudly criticized…




“Mood of the electorate worsens as perceptions about the economy deteriorate” (Abacus Data)

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