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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.
The Saskatchewan government appears to have no appetite to enact and defend the types of cuts it made in 2017. Maybe those tropes are dead? Or maybe the pandemic is making the obvious impossible to completely ignore.
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?
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.
What we're looking for
Austerity during a time of economic crisis is more damaging than previously thought, still, Manitoba continues apace with its privatization agenda.
You might think that means the provincial government is pulling out all the stops to save lives, but you’d be wrong.
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