Government Policy

February 27, 2014
Livable4All advocates and provides information on the world social movement for Guaranteed Livable Income (also known as Basic Income or Guaranteed Annual Income). Livable4All began in 2003 as...
Keywords: Online Resource , antipoverty, Government Policy, British Columbia, Organizations
February 26, 2014
The Wellesley Institute has published a report entitled "Refugee Health Care Cuts In Canada" by Sonal Marwah. This report’s findings show that a standard approach for serving uninsured and under-...
Keywords: Online Resource , Government Policy, Health, Immigrants and Refugees, refugee health care, Reports and documents, All of Canada, Research and education
February 21, 2014
The Tyee recently published an article concerning federal funding cuts to mental health refugee agencies. In six weeks, refugees arriving in British Columbia will no longer receive free help to cope...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Immigrants and Refugees, Mental Health, British Columbia
February 19, 2014
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has published an article on their Policy Note blog entitled, "What you need to know about BC Budget 2014." It notes that despite a significantly weak...
Keywords: Article , Family, Government Policy, British Columbia
February 18, 2014
Dr. Pamela D. Palmater, a Mi'kmaw lawyer and member of the Eel River Bar First Nation in New Brunswick, has published an article on Rabble concerning the federal government's newly unveiled budget. "...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Indigenous, All of Canada
February 12, 2014
Glen Abernethy, the Northwest Territories minister with lead responsibility for the Anti-Poverty Strategy, gave the Legislative Assembly a status update on the Strategy this week. "As with any major...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Northwest Territories
February 12, 2014
"Recessions are always harder on young workers, but we are nearly five years out from the end of the last recession and there is still no recovery in sight for young workers. For a comparison on the...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Government Policy, Unemployment, All of Canada
February 12, 2014
"We, the undersigned, strongly urge the federal government to stop implementing fiscal austerity measures just to achieve its political goal of budgetary balance by 2015. ...Economic history teaches...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, All of Canada
February 12, 2014
CUPE has provided a summary and response to the federal budget released by the Harper government. "The Harper government has squandered another opportunity to improve the lives of Canadians with...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, All of Canada
February 7, 2014
This blog post by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives reflects on the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games and the B.C. govermnent's justification for its Olympic bid on the basis of the...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, British Columbia
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