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Toyota Canada general manager leaves for manufacturing policy post at McMaster University

Department of Economics Associate Professor, Greig Mordue (of Toyota Canada), "leaves for manufacturing policy post at McMaster University".
Jul 17, 2015

Master's of Economic Policy Program celebrates 10 years

Alumni of the Masters in Economic Policy Program were invited for an event in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the MAEP Program on May 22, 2015.
May 22, 2015

Home Ontario doesn't grow enough food to feed itself, but it could: Study

Professor Atif Kubursi was quoted in this CBC news article about Ontario's local food supply.
Feb 10, 2015

Ottawa about to relaunch multi-millionaire visa program

Professor Arthur Sweetman fears Ottawa will under-price the investor visas in this Vancouver Sun article on Ottawa's relaunch of the multi-millionaire visa program.
Dec 04, 2014

Top 1 per cent earns less of total income, StatsCan says

Professor Michael Veall tells the Toronto Star that it is good news that the top one per cent of income earners in Canada made less in 2012.
Nov 13, 2014

Government health care spending, and how much seniors account for

Associate Professor Michel Grignon was quoted in this Globe and Mail article on the range of healthcare costs across Canada.
Oct 30, 2014

Statistical black hole opens door to foreign workers

Professor Arthur Sweetman says the temporary foreign work program "Completely ignores aboriginals living on reserves".
Oct 20, 2014

Canada Research Chairs will 'not only improve our health, but our quality of life'

Canadian Research Chair renewed for another 5 years for Economics Professor/ Graduate Chair, Katherine Cuff
Oct 16, 2014

McMaster field goal kicker Tyler Crapigna has one foot in the hall

McMaster Economics student- and kicker for McMaster's football team- Tyler Crapigna is profiled on The Hamilton Spectator.
Sep 18, 2014

U.S. Steel Canada files for bankruptcy protection

Professor Wayne Lewchuk, from the departments of Economics and Labour Studies, comments on a Hamilton Spectator article published after U.S. Steel Canada filed for bankruptcy protection.
Sep 17, 2014

University honours President-Emeritus George with bust in Student Centre

McMaster unveiled a special tribute to President Emeritus Peter George Friday. University officials and a small group of George's friends gathered in the Student Centre's atrium to celebrate George with the placement of his bust in the building he helped champion.
Sep 12, 2014

The Spectator's view: Sensible economic advice for governments

An opinion piece in The Hamilton Spectator says Professor William Scarth is offering governments "sensible economic advice".
Sep 02, 2014

Companies must get out in front on executive pay issue

A report co-written by Professor Michael Veall is referenced in a Globe and Mail article on executive compensation.
Sep 01, 2014