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Month: August 2020
COVID-19 & Government Debt: Should We Be Worried?

COVID-19 & Government Debt: Should We Be Worried?

The COVID-19 economic shutdown and emergency spending measures have caused government debt in Canada to balloon. The most recent estimates suggest that, at the federal level alone, the deficit for 2020-21 will be in the range of $343 billion. In just one year, Ottawa...

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There are two crucial ingredients for a shared recovery

There are two crucial ingredients for a shared recovery

This is a joint opinion piece with Vibrant Communities Calgary, Momentum and End Poverty Edmonton. As appeared in Calgary Herald. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all Albertans in some way or another, but it has impacted those with lower incomes or living in poverty...

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