Blogs - Government policy

The Edmonton Social Planning Council has an Issue Brief Blog that they will be updating regularly with commentaries on a variety of current and topical issues. In addition, film and book reviews will be posted by ESPC volunteers.

Keywords: Alberta, Government Policy, Poverty Research, social issues

Policy Note is a blog that delivers timely, progressive commentary on issues that affect British Columbians, including the economy, poverty, inequality, climate change, provincial budgets, taxes, public services, employment and much more. Contributors include staff and research associates from the BC Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).

Keywords: Government Policy, public policy, British Columbia

Strategic Thoughts is a blog run by David Schreck. It provides in-depth analysis of the BC Government's new policies and legislation.

Keywords: Government Policy, Organizing, Workers' Rights, British Columbia

The Mainlander is a Metro Vancouver online publication dedicated to the coverage of municipal politics, housing and homelessness, policing, arts and culture and more.

The Mainlander aims to:

  • provide historical context for breaking news.
  • unpack politicians’ spin, and provide background information needed to hold them accountable.
  • dig up facts that may be of...
Keywords: Government Policy, Homelessness, Housing, Media, online magazine, British Columbia

Pamela Cross is a feminist lawyer, working as an advocate and activist for women’s equality. This blog explores women’s equality, the law and public policy, and supports advocacy efforts across the country to increase women’s equality in a substantive and meaningful way.

Keywords: feminist, Government Policy, law, Legal Research, Women, women's equality

Murray Dobbin, now living in Powell River, BC, is one of Canada’s most popular progressive political commentators and analysts and has been a journalist, broadcaster, author and social activist for over forty years. He is a board member and research associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and former executive board member of the Council of Canadians. He is also a senior...

Keywords: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, economic policy, Government Policy, All of Canada