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Basic Income for Canadians

The key to a healthier, happier, more secure life for all

This book explores basic income from a Canadian perspective. It reports on research from the original test in Manitoba in the 1970s to the Ontario initiative launched by the Wynne government, … 216 View

The Age of Increasing Inequality

The Astonishing Rise of Canada's 1%

For 35 years, Canada has become vastly wealthier, but most people have not. This book documents the dramatic and rapid growth in inequality. It identifies the causes. It proposes meaningful steps … 248 View

The Big Stall

How big oil and think tanks are blocking action on climate change in Canada

This book traces the origins of the Trudeau government’s climate change plan back to the energy sector itself — in particular Big Oil. It shows how, in the last fifteen years, Big Oil … 304 View

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Canada

A Citizen's Guide

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, with its twelve participating countries on three continents, is the largest regional trade and investment agreement that Canada has ever negotiated. It is also one … ; View

Introducing the TPP

From: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Canada

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Overview of the Trans-Pacific Partnership in terms of it’s effect on Canada. Briefly outlines the debates and the specific areas that other chapters delve more thoroughly into ; 23 $2.30 Add
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Introduction

From: The Big Stall

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Compares and contrasts the energy policies of Pierre and Justin Trudeau to demonstrate the shift from a government able and willing to intervene in the economy to pursue the national interest to … 3 $0.30 Add
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Introduction

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Introduces basic income as a policy designed to offset the rising economic insecurity as well as persistent poverty. Characterizes basic income as a vital component of (rather than a replacement … 6 $0.60 Add
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A Basic Income Guarantee for Canada

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Introduces basic income as a solution to income insecurity, and discusses some of its variations. Basic income in Canada has largely been characterized as a benefit targeted to low-income … 20 $2.00 Add
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Canadian Income Inequality

The Big Picture

From: The Age of Increasing Inequality

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Unbalanced growth and increasing income inequality since 1981 contrasts starkly with the balanced growth and stable income distribution of 1946 to 1981. Although total output per Canadian grew by … 20 $2.00 Add
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Will the TPP be Good for Canadian Trade?

From: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Canada

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claims the TPP will generate significant trade benefits for Canada are unfounded. Canada already has tariff-free access to most of the TPP region 24 $2.40 Add
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A Path beyond Debt: Interest-Free Lending at Work

From: Resilience Imperative

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Unlocking the debt trap is hugely difficult. Ironically, the primary solution advanced by banks and the International Monetary Fund is to issue more debt and charge compound interest for the … ; 16 $1.60 Add
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Rediscovering Mincome

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Describes and analyzes results of an experiment that took place in Manitoba during the 1970s, which offered some residents a basic income for three years. Summarizes the impact basic income had … 18 $1.80 Add
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The Policy Influence of Economic Ideas

Interests, Institutions and Innovation in Canada

From: Restructuring and Resistance

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The TPP and Health Care

From: The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Canada

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explore the implications of the TPP for public health care resulting from the agreement’s provisions on intellectual property, services and investment. 26 $2.60 Add
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What’s Been Happening to Canada’s Middle Class?

From: The Age of Increasing Inequality

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Historically, Canada’s middle class has expected increasing prosperity from one generation to the next. Real hourly wages did grow strongly until 1981, when inflation control became the … 29 $2.90 Add
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Basic Income is Good for Your Health

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Discusses the impact of basic income on health and well being by allowing recipients to buy more nutritious food, pay for medicines, and reduce social stigma associated with poverty. 16 $1.60 Add