The Ontario government has tabled its election budget. Public services got short shrift.
A strong public education system that allows all children to recover from these difficult years is possible
Government custodians of wealth and power have been unwilling to address the income and wealth pyramid in Canada. They neglect this at our peril.
Canada needs to take the profit motive out of the long-term care system
The solution to high gasoline prices is to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels altogether
As we head into budget season, the question we should be asking is: recovery for whom?
If new revenues go to tax cuts, not public services, we will all pay the price
We must ensure high oil prices today translate into green jobs and a clean economy tomorrow
If the provincial government needs more money—and it certainly does—then why has it been giving so much away?
Tackling inflation can be part of a public-led recovery—it only requires government to reduce or maintain prices in areas they control.
Despite the likely transitory nature of this inflation, many of the poorest Canadians won’t be protected.
The pandemic took a precarious situation and made it worse
We mapped out child poverty rates across Canada.
Minimum wage workers could ill-afford the cost of these lost wages.
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