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The throne speech: Fiscal prudes are fretting about the wrong issues

Finance public policy professor Marc-Andre Pigeon says much of government debt is simply accounting entries
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The throne speech must blaze a bold new path — including imposing a wealth tax

The pandemic has laid bare the consequences of a gilded age of tax avoidance
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Have we just stumbled on the biggest productivity increase of the century?

By eliminating commuter time, working from home can boost productivity
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Ant Group: why America is missing out on the biggest IPO in history

The biggest losers of the fight over Chinese audit transparency will be capital markets and investment funds says Daniel Broby
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The weak dollar: why it won’t be replaced as global reserve currency

We should not expect a new financial order; the US dollar is soft but not for long
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How to maintain employee development during the pandemic

Accounting firms are changing the ways they develop employees during COVID-19, says Erica Pimentel, CPA, CA
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COVID-19 has exposed the limits of philanthropy

Apply a Canadian super-wealth tax to philanthropic foundations, says Adam Saifer
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COVID-19 could have a lasting, positive impact on workplace culture

Accounting firms will allow senior employees to work from home, says Erica Pimentel, CPA, CA
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A second COVID-19 wave? Here are 6 lessons from the first

Lives can be saved while also stabilizing business, say Loren Falkenberg of the University of Calgary and Jillian Walsh of University of York
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COVID-19’s economic impact could be stressing out our kids

Parental economic stress due to COVID-19 may have a substantially negative effect on our children, say economist Shelley Phipps and researcher Nancy Kong