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employment insurance (EI)

Jul 25, 2018

How unfair is Ottawa to the provinces? Equalization isn’t the half of it

July 25, 2018

One unfair fiscal transfer has resulted in Ontarians over-contributing to EI by nearly $12 billion over the last 10 years Read More

Jul 25, 2018

A Fair Fiscal Deal: Key Takeaways

July 25, 2018

Over many years, the Mowat Centre’s research has documented the fact that Ontarians receive far less in federal spending than they send to the federal government in tax revenue. Newly released data again highlights this “fiscal gap” – and shows that it is growing. Read More

Jul 14, 2014

That federal budget surplus? It’s coming from your EI Premiums

July 14, 2014

Four reasons why using EI Premiums to balance the budget is bad for the country—and Ontario in particular.

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Mar 30, 2013

Money still flows out of ‘have-not’ Ontario

March 30, 2013

Noah Zon and Matthew Mendelsohn discuss inequities in federal programs and services.
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Sep 19, 2012

It’s not in Quebec’s best interest to take back EI from Ottawa

September 19, 2012

Michael Mendelson discusses Quebec’s position in EI policy restructuring.
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