2015 07 23
NDP REALITY CHECK: Stephen Harper gets an F on fiscal management

Conservatives like to pretend they’re good fiscal managers. The PBO tested their claim – and the results couldn’t be more embarrassing for Stephen Harper.  ...

2015 07 16
NDP REALITY CHECK: Did Conservatives and Liberals ignore constitutional residency requirements when rubber-stamping Senate appointments?

When you go into a job interview, you can normally expect to answer questions about your basic qualifications for a job. In the case of Canadian senators, that doesn’t seem to have happened.  ...

2015 07 14
NDP REALITY CHECK: Retirement security gets the Conservative pre-election treatment

After ignoring the growing retirement security crisis for nearly a decade, the Conservatives have launched public consultations on voluntary Canada Pension Plan expansion with just weeks to go before the election.  ...

2015 07 13
NDP REALITY CHECK: More evidence that the Conservative economic plan isn’t working

Canada’s economy continues to shrink and a troubling 26,300 private sector jobs were lost last month, as experts increasingly warn that Canada may face another recession.  ...

2015 07 06
NDP REALITY CHECK: while economy teeters Stephen Harper boasts

While the Prime Minister keeps declaring “mission accomplished” and serving up an overly-rosy picture of the Canadian economy, evidence to the contrary is piling up faster than pancakes at a stampede breakfast. The fact is Conservatives have an unbalanced approach to the economy and diminished our nation’s fiscal capacity.  ...