All of Canada

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 17, 2014
Bonnie Sherr Klein is a documentary filmmaker and long-time activist in the feminist and disability movements. In this lecture at UBC Law (the 2014 Marlee Kline Lecture in Social Justice) she shares...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Women, British Columbia, All of Canada
February 17, 2014
The United Nations’ top advocate for Aboriginal rights, who is to issue a report later this year critical of Canada’s record on First Nations issues, has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. If...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, All of Canada, International
February 13, 2014
The Canadian Bar Association's National Magazine has published an article entitled "Everyday Justice." The article explains the importance of educating people about the legal system before they need...
Keywords: Article , Legal Assistance, Legal Info (PLEI), All of Canada
February 12, 2014
A Newswire article argues that the 2014 Federal Budget has no clear strategies to address Canada's 14.3% child poverty rate and is out of step with Canadian values of caring about our neighbours'...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, All of Canada
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 11, 2014
The massive funding cuts and erosion of national housing programs in the 1990s continues to fuel a Canada-wide crisis in affordable and adequate housing. That’s the policy finding in the housing...
Keywords: Article , Housing, All of Canada
February 7, 2014
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives recently held their 2014 Alternative Federal Budget press conference. The CCPA offers an Alternative Federal Budget report on its website, so that...
Keywords: Article , Government Policy, All of Canada
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