This week’s podcast takes on government economic policy.
First, Armine Yalnizyan looks back at the tenure of Jim Flaherty as federal Finance Minister; the interview is based on an article she recently published in the Globe and Mail. Armine is a senoir economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. She is also a founding . . . → Read More: Political Eh-conomy: Political Eh-conomy Radio: Questioning legacies: Flaherty and the PQ
I am disappointed by Harper’s Cabinet shuffle. I thought new finance minister will be Mike Duffy. He knows all about money.
The Quebec Minister of Finance today warned that the Conservative government would lose an election if they didn’t recommit to their fair share of healthcare costs, citing Prime Minister Pearson’s commitment to 50/50 sharing of a National Healthcare program. There is going to be another federal election…We have time to put that once again in . . . → Read More: The cost of Conservative Government Getting Out of Healthcare: An Election