If Parliament were a business, Harper would be in serious trouble

BRUCE ANDERSON Special to The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Nov. 01 2013, 2:06 PM EDT Last week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper repeated over and over that if anyone doubted whether Senators Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin and Patrick Brazeau should be suspended without pay, they had only to imagine what would happen in a private company.

Youth unemployment is a global crisis

In the Globe and Mail this morning Konrad Yakabuski  sums up details of the global youth unemployment crisis: While Europe is the epicentre of youth unemployment, the crisis is a global one. In Canada, more than 411,000 young people under 25 were out of work in April, pushing the youth unemployment rate up to 14.5 per

G&M: Generation Nixed: Why Canada’s youth are losing hope for the future

TAVIA GRANT AND JANET MCFARLAND The Globe and Mail Published Saturday, Oct. 27 2012, 8:00 AM EDT Crippling debt to buy credentials no one wants. Low-paying, short-term jobs that put middle-class prosperity out of reach. And, for good measure, the prospect of a penurious retirement. That’s the deal on offer to many twentysomething Canadians today, a

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