Poor get poorer as recession threat looms - Topix

Apr 9, 2008 Full story: www.topix.net

The gap between rich and poor in many states has broadened at a quickening pace since the last U.S. recession, which could make it difficult for low-income families to weather the current economic downturn, ...

Since the late 1990's average incomes have declined 2.5 percent for families on the bottom fifth of the country's economic ladder, while incomes have increased 9.1 percent for families on the top fifth, said the report from the liberal-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Economic Policy Institute...

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#1 Apr 10, 2008
BCE takeover gets Industry Canada approval

Posted by roboblogger 4 hrs ago | via CBC

Federal Industry Minister Jim Prentice has given his approval to the proposed takeover of BCE by a group led by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, the company said Wednesday...

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klaus kaczor

Vancouver, Canada

#2 Apr 10, 2008
"Money goes to where money is." Sue Z
siloviki

Canada

#3 Apr 12, 2008
Canada wrote:
BCE takeover gets Industry Canada approval
Posted by roboblogger 4 hrs ago | via CBC
Federal Industry Minister Jim Prentice has given his approval to the proposed takeover of BCE by a group led by the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, the company said Wednesday...
http://www.topix.com/world/north-america/2008...
Ok and if their "market investments" go bust, don't think about asking a province or federal money (MY) to come to the rescue because your "retirement" is in jeopardy.

Take it like the rest of us.

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#4 Apr 12, 2008
Blowing the bank or Blowing Hot Air

We've been hearing this Line for Years

but Never Really Got into it, in Debth

so here it is on a Platter as an Excuse

Lorne Gunter writes about the ruinous fiscal policies adopted by Pierre Trudeau's government in the 1970s...

http://www.nationalpost.com/opinion/story.htm...

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