A tough month for job seekers in Ontario

After a gain of 37,000 jobs in October, Ontario posted a loss of 33,900 jobs in November. Unfortunately, 80% of those losses were in full-time work. Ontario’s year-to-date unemployment rate is now 7.3%. The province’s employment rate, which provides a snapshot of how many people are actually working in paid…
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Taxes: A Conversation Whose Time Has Come

It’s official. An adult conversation about taxes is beginning to take shape. Way back in 2009, CCPA research associate Hugh Mackenzie published an editorial in the Toronto Star entitled “Can we have an adult conversation about taxes?”– a challenge to governments to start looking at their revenue problems in a grown…
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