The pandemic has exposed the disastrous result of government cuts to vital investments, especially in health care and long-term care. Does the latest budget undo the damage?
In the context of COVID-19, state restrictions requiring businesses to close, price controls over health equipment, and emergency support programs could all give rise to costly investor–state dispute settlement suits.
What’s the true story about what's happening at Ontario’s schools during the pandemic? Ricardo Tranjan examines funding across the province, school board by school board.
Don’t expect any big surprises in the March 24th Ontario budget. The top-line numbers in the document are already well known, more or less, and so is the government that will deliver it.
Who could have predicted that a pandemic would be so unpredictable?
Governments need to step up to address both the immediate economic needs the pandemic has created and the longer-term, equitable recovery this crisis requires.
As we remain in a state of emergency going on a year, here are our questions for the new premier of Nova Scotia.
The celebration of International Women’s Day and upcoming federal Budget affords an opportunity to take stock of the devastation that has unfolded over the past year – and imagine a better, more inclusive and just future.
A year ago, COVID-19 crashed the world economy. How and where the federal government invests now will determine if we "Build Back Better" or allow rampant inequality to persist.
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