Commentary on the federal budget and Speech from the Throne by CCPA staff and research associates are available on the CCPA website.
The Speech from the Throne signaled the Harper government's intent to loosen foreign ownership rules. In Owning the podium, selling the stadium, CCPA Executive Director Bruce Campbell warns this could compromise our national identity and our national security . The Toronto Star published this piece on its website today as well.
Mel Watkins discusses how the austerity in the federal budget can only prolong the recession in a piece originally published on StraightGoods.ca.
Hugh Mackenzie explains why deficit hysteria is no excuse to end economic stimulus in a commentary that appeared in The Toronto Star on March 2.