Government Policy

May 17, 2002
A report entitled Getting it Right for Canadians: The Disability Tax Credit by the Parliamentary Sub-Committee on the Status of Persons with Disabilities has denounced a letter by Canada Customs and...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Government Policy, News, All of Canada
May 17, 2002
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has released the 2002-2003 Manitoba Alternative Budget (in PDF) and a press relaease regarding the budget entitled, A Budget for a Healthy, Sustainable...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Manitoba
May 17, 2002
The BC Coalition of Women's Centres issued a press release after Gordon Campbell announced the wage roll back for MLA's. They shamed the government for cutting less money from MLA's wages than from...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Women, British Columbia
January 18, 2002
On January 17, 2002 the Liberal Government announced major cuts to social services in British Columbia to take place over three years. All details of the changes and cuts are not yet available but...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, British Columbia
January 18, 2002
December 2001 saw the release of the federal budget. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)'s Alternative Budget demonstrates the federal government could inject more funding into social...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, All of Canada
April 12, 2001
A new evaluation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on its seventh anniversary finds a continent-wide pattern of stagnant worker incomes, lost job opportunities, increased insecurity...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, International
May 11, 2000
The Ministry of Social Development and Economic Security has announced that effective July, 2000, BC Benefits rate increases averaging two percent will combine with higher Canada child tax benefit...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Welfare, All of Canada
March 8, 2000
Inequality in private market income has been growing steadily since the early 1970s. The publication of The Growing Gap, prepared by the Centre for Social Justice, highlighted that trend, and drawn...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, News, Poverty Research, All of Canada
April 1, 1998
Report published by Status of Women Canada, March 1998. ISBN 0-662-26767-2. Order from Status of Women Canada, 360 Albert Street, Ste. 700, Ottawa, ONT K1A 1C3 email: research [at] swc-cfc [dot] gc [...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Women, All of Canada
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