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Ontario election: What’s in it for people who rent?

A look at what the PC, Liberal and NDP platforms do for renters

Centralize, digitize, privatize: unpacking Ontario’s welfare reforms

Changes open the system up to privatization by for-profit multinationals

Interactive: Game Changer

Are child care fees set to decline by 50% where you live?

Killing Roe v. Wade could have ripple effects on democracy

A leaked draft decision of the U.S. Supreme Court suggests the iconic Roe v. Wade legislation could be overturned. That would directly impact women’s right to abortion. Democracy could become another casualty.

Four keys to achieving a just transition in Canada

Remarks to the House of Commons Natural Resources Committee on its study on a just transition

Austerity is no solution for inflation

With rising inflation, it's important to consider what governments can—and shouldn't—do about it. Listening to the austerity hawks would do more harm than good.

Ontario budget falls flat on funding for public services

The Ontario government has tabled its election budget. Public services got short shrift.

Nova Scotia health plan leaves out reproductive health

Having campaigned on a promise to fix Nova Scotia’s health care system, on April 22, 2022, new Premier Tim Houston, released Action for Health: A Strategic Plan for Nova Scotia. Despite its stated objective of establishing an “equitable and respectful health ecosystem”, the plan fails to include a single mention of women, pregnancy, sexual or reproductive health.

Canada’s muddled month of climate action: CCPA’s climate plan and budget analysis

The new era of climate ambition looks a lot like the old era of climate foot-dragging

A reason to smile: National dental care is a smart health care investment

The federal Liberal-NDP agreement has resulted in the first step toward a national dental care program, starting with children. There’s a strong case to grow this public investment

Back on Track or Falling Backwards? 2022-23 Saskatchewan provincial budget analysis

The budget attempts to turn the page from COVID-19, but the pandemic is still raging and there’s little vision for a future economy that deals with the province's many challenges

Federal Budget 2022: What we're watching for

This budget could herald the beginning of a Pearsonian period of progressive policy making

Profit squeeze: Excess corporate profits are making inflation tougher for Canadians

Twenty-six per cent of higher inflation for Canadian households is being driven by excess profits

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