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The Canadian economy is growing faster than expected coming out of the recession, which also translates into improved public finances. But the recovery remains uneven with the public sector and households pulling the economy forward. If these are scaled back, further economic growth would be threatened.

The June 2010 issue of CUPE’s Economic Climate for Bargaining also includes sections on: “The New Grecian formula: still toxic” outlining how Europe’s public debt concerns are being overblown; calculations of how Ontario’s HST tax reform will affect households of different income groups, and summaries of recent wage, inflation and economic trends.