Tagged money matters

Knowledge of economics and finances should be accessible to all

By Jesse Stilwell, March 13 2018 — Every March, governments across Canada must pass budgets through their respective houses. These are some of the most powerful policy packages that governments create. They dictate how every government action will be funded and whether governments will run surpluses or deficits. Citizens should pay attention to budget policies…

How students can set long-term financial goals

By Jesse Stilwell, January 29 2018 — Financial goals aren’t on the minds of many university students. But this isn’t a tradition students should continue. The financial realities of adulthood creep up on people faster than they expect and life is filled with unexpected expenses that can derail even the strongest financial plans. Many of…

University’s food workers push for unionization

By Kate Jacobson, March 15 2016 — Aramark employees at the University of Calgary are applying to unionize with the UFCW Local 401. Aramark runs food vendors, operates the residence Dining Centre and provides catering services on campus. The union filed their application with the Alberta Labour Relations Board on March 4. Union organizer Joe…

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