We need to build a care economy that recognizes care as a fundamental component of our basic social infrastructure.
With the announced intent to expand access, we must underline the need to build a universal system.
Like access to food, clean water, and health care, access to housing is a fundamental right to which all people are entitled.
Democracy is built on trust and trust is built on openness.
We are far less likely to recognize households living in poverty as a public health issue, societal crisis or economic problem that we should solve collectively.
On April 1st, Nova Scotia’s minimum hourly wage increased from $12.55 to $12.95. Is it now “too high” or “too low”?
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?
As we remain in a state of emergency going on a year, here are our questions for the new premier of Nova Scotia.
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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