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Andrew Coyne in defence of TFSAs: It's a myth that they mostly benefit the rich

So now it’s Tax Free Savings Accounts: yet another Conservative tax promise under fire on the grounds that it “mostly benefits the rich.” Before that it was income-splitting. 938 more words

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John Mraz: Putin's war on the truth

Russian opposition leader’s Boris Nemtsov’s assassination last week came as no surprise to Russia’s or Ukraine’s polities, and should come as none to Western governments and leaders. 939 more words

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National Post View: Finally, a race for Ontario's PC leadership

Patrick Brown, the member of Parliament for Barrie, Ont., and a candidate for Ontario’s Progressive Conservative leadership, has certainly shown himself to be a skilled campaigner. 540 more words

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John Ivison: Increasingly, Parliament simply does not have the information to properly scrutinize public spending

The Magna Carta will visit Canada this year as part of the 800th anniversary celebrations of the charter that provided the foundation for individual freedom against arbitrary despotism. 846 more words

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National Post View: The solutions at hand for aboriginal women

The common knock against the Conservatives’ position on missing and murdered aboriginal women is that they don’t see the problem as “a sociological phenomenon” — as Stephen Harper put it in August — but as “crime.” Conservative ministers’ engagement with the issue does not reflect this simplistic approach, however. 477 more words

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Stephen Gordon: Too often, building public infrastructure is simply not the best way to invest money

Although details are still sketchy, public spending on capital projects looks to play a major role in the Liberal policy platform as we head into the federal election. 1,044 more words

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