Government Policy

August 31, 2011
The CCPA blog Policy Note posed the question, "HST referendum: was the vote split along income lines?" in a recent post. Be sure to check out the comments, and the Vancouver Sun article quoted by...
Keywords: Article , Family, Government Policy, British Columbia
August 24, 2011
A series of podcasts by people involved in the history of the self-government movement in Yukon, "Voices of Visions" offers 10 20 minute podcasts. The podcasts are available in mp3 format, allowing...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Government Policy, Indigenous, Inuit, Yukon
August 22, 2011
Activists in Ontario have launched the website "Remember the Day," as they begin a campaign to highlight the crucial issue of rising poverty in Ontario as the provincial election draws near. Pathway...
Keywords: Article , Family, Government Policy, Organizing, Ontario
August 15, 2011
Canadians for Tax Fairness campaigns for Canada to adopt a more progressive tax system. Canadians for Tax Fairness promotes a progressive tax system, based on ability to pay, to fund the public...
Keywords: Online Resource , Debt and Consumer Law, Government Policy, Organizing, Campaigns and initiatives, All of Canada
August 15, 2011
According to Warren Buffett, he and his mega-rich friends are not paying enough taxes. He's asking the US Congress to increase taxes for the wealthy to pay for gaps in the budget. His recent comments...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Organizing, All of Canada, International
August 5, 2011
Visit CBC.Ca's Here and Now Toronto to hear CLEONet executive director Julie Mathews speaking to Laura Di Battista about barriers to accessing Legal Aid in Ontario. Click here for the press release...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Legal Aid, Ontario
August 3, 2011
Prince Edward Island Community Services, Seniors and Labour minister Janice Sherry is asking islanders for feedback on the recently released paper on poverty reduction entitled, "Preventing and...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, Prince Edward Island
June 29, 2011
A new report by the Canadian Centre of Policy Alternatives shows that in 2010 the richest 20% of households paid a lower total tax rate than the rest of us. “Most people probably assume that the...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, Poverty Research, British Columbia
June 13, 2011
The Income Security Advocacy Centre and the Ontario Community Legal Clinic System’s Social Assistance Action Committee (SAAC) held a roundtable discussion on May 30, 2011, to explore the issue of how...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Government Policy, isac, social assistance review, Unemployment, Welfare, Ontario, Reports and documents
June 13, 2011
The Ontario Provincial Government appointed a commission to review the income security system, including social assistance. The commission's mandate was to develop a plan to reform the system.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Government Policy, isac, Organizing, social assistance review, Welfare, Women, Ontario, Reports and documents
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