Minimum income programs no magic bullet in poverty battle
Cancelling existing social programs and redirecting money to a minimum income program could be problematic on two fronts, report says.
Growth strengthening in advanced economies, OECD says
Smaller government spending cuts and fewer tax increases this year should boost growth.
Fiscal cliff: US economy would withstand a brief fall
Impact would be gradual, and taxes would be repealed if agreement came shortly after Jan.1.
US envoy seeks to soothe Canadian concerns about ‘fiscal cliff’
US ambassador David Jacobson says fiscal cliff won’t be felt immediately.
Prime minister cautions unforeseen consequences if US falls off fiscal cliff
Harper tells business forum US won’t reach economic heights from a decade ago.