Carbon Tax: Greener economy is the target

The good news for business is that carbon tax received only a small mention in the budget, and will not add to tax burden for now

Telecommunications: Broadly insufficient?

NDP aims to accelerate creation of a connected society and an inclusive economy in which growth is dependent on information

Human settlements: Housing backlog widens

Government's budget allocation to provide adequate housing for the poor continues to outpace inflation

Social Welfare: Inflation eats into grant increases

Social grant increases are 'pathetic' in the light of inflation on essential items and when compared to billions in tax subsidies for the rich