Amanda Lee

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Parliament finally shines a light on the politics of inequality

Apart from scandal, Parliament didn't produce much in the just completed fall session – a grand total of three bills. But there was one ray of light, a Finance Committee report last week on one of our most serious problems, the growth of income inequality. The Committee was mandated to study the …

Income Inequality

Provinces brought their deficits on themselves, not Ottawa, Harper says

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is refusing to take the blame for budget deficits in the country's provinces, saying Ottawa will not hike its financial transfers to make up for the bad economic choices of other governments.<p>In a year-end interview with the French-language TVA network, Mr. Harper said …


Stephen Harper says he has no plans to go

OTTAWA – Stephen Harper is trying to quell speculation that he’ll resign before the next election.<p>In televised, year-end interviews with Global News …

Middle East