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Setting A Bold New Agenda: Trudeau Government Prepares for Recovery

Setting A Bold New Agenda: Trudeau Government Prepares for Recovery

Today’s installation of Chrystia Freeland as Finance Minister is intended, as much as possible, to tie off the loose ends dangling from the extraordinarily disorderly departure of Bill Morneau. How many of the Trudeau Government’s many and severely-frayed threads will be braided back together – and how… Continue Reading Setting A Bold New Agenda: Trudeau Government Prepares for Recovery

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Finance Minister Bill Morneau Resigns: Implications for Public Policy

Finance Minister Bill Morneau Resigns: Implications for Public Policy

The unplanned exit by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau is a rare and disconcerting event that comes at a very untimely moment. Leaving aside the obvious political damage to the government, the implications for public policy are potentially quite significant and unsettling. The basic course of the… Continue Reading Finance Minister Bill Morneau Resigns: Implications for Public Policy

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Municipal Priorities for 2020 and Beyond: Part One

Municipal Priorities for 2020 and Beyond: Part One

By Michael Fenn and John Matheson, with contributions from members of StrategyCorp’s Municipal Practice Team Pundits and forecasters are unsure about the future – with the downstream impacts of COVID-19, the reckoning with institutional racism,  fallout from the impending U.S. election, disruptive changes in the economy and… Continue Reading Municipal Priorities for 2020 and Beyond: Part One

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The Ontario Government Should Let Workers Work and End the ICI Program

The Ontario Government Should Let Workers Work and End the ICI Program

The Ontario economy is starting to show signs of life as the province slowly reopens. The worst of this wave of the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have passed, and hopefully we are better prepared to manage any future spikes. Servers can return to restaurants, real estate agents… Continue Reading The Ontario Government Should Let Workers Work and End the ICI Program

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