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The budget deserves a closer look

Not long ago, journalists would spend a week or more parsing and analyzing the budget document

Time to follow the U.S. on seniors’ issues


  • By: IE Staff
  • March 1, 2018 January 27, 2019
  • 00:04

Whither the Opposition?

The Liberals survived a terrible autumn in Parliament. Yet, they appear entrenched in power

The irony of pipeline politics

Killing the Trans Mountain pipeline puts climate change strategy in jeopardy

Between a dam and a hard place

After approving a controversial capital project, B.C.'s government must face the wrath of environmentalists

Here we go again

Every five or so years, someone pitches the idea that Halifax needs a professional sports team

A chance to prove your worth


  • February 15, 2018 February 14, 2019
  • 00:02

Trudeau’s cockiness on NAFTA

Would the Americans be willing to ease up on their NAFTA demands if Canada were to back off on its WTO complaint?

Balancing revolution and risk


  • February 5, 2018 January 27, 2019
  • 00:02

On ethics and suit lapels

Trudeau, sanctioned over his 2016 vacation, was hardly the first prime minister to run afoul of ethical standards

Now is the time for major improvements


  • By: IE Staff
  • January 15, 2018 January 27, 2019
  • 00:01

Don’t write off NAFTA yet

Finding enough support in Congress to eliminate a program that has benefited significant numbers of Americans is next to impossible

The art of doing nothing


  • By: IE Staff
  • December 22, 2017 January 27, 2019
  • 00:40


Assessing Brad Wall’s legacy as premier of Saskatchewan

With oil down, so is revenue

A shortage of dollars is a tradition on the Rock, but it hurts more when building for a better future didn't happen during the good…

  • By: Gavin Will
  • December 22, 2017 January 10, 2019
  • 00:40

Making nice with voters

Years of tough cuts have hit the governing Liberals hard. But with the once huge deficit under control and a surplus on the books, the…

Trudeau’s Long March

The prime minister's trip to China did not go well in many ways. But the Liberals are maintaining their strong position with voters

Numbers tell the oil story

Incredible numbers continue to emanate from Alberta’s oilpatch. Just days after Calgary-based oilsands giant Suncor Energy Inc. announced that its cash operating costs per barrel…

Pulling off an upset

In a surprise win, Valérie Plante is Montreal's new mayor. Her close attention to spending restraint seemed persuasive for many voters

  • By: Andy Riga
  • December 1, 2017 January 10, 2019
  • 00:30

Shutting off the gas

Production in the two-decade old Sable natural gas field is winding down, with at least two significant closures. The government, however, says the sector has…

Technology, regulation and competition


  • By: IE Staff
  • December 1, 2017 January 27, 2019
  • 00:30

No silver bullet for conflicts

If embedded commissions are banned, many clients would probably lose access to advice

  • By: IE Staff
  • December 1, 2017 January 10, 2019
  • 00:30

What works on the Hill

All sectors need to appreciate that the game in Ottawa is changing, with digital industries moving to the front of the line

A woeful record on diversity


  • By: IE Staff
  • November 14, 2017 January 27, 2019
  • 00:40

Harness the power of professions

There’s a news story that never seems to go away, and it’s the continuing difficulties faced by workers in their 20s and 30s who are…