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Federal government gives away Canadian Wheat Board
April 24, 2015
The terms of the deal for privatizing the Canadian Wheat Board mean that it has been given away to the Saudi Arabian government and a U.S.-based multinational.
canadian wheat board
A just and fair Alberta: Priorities for change this election
April 17, 2015
Instead of accepting even more cutbacks, Public Interest Alberta is urging citizens to use the opportunity of this important election to advocate for these priorities for change.
Court declares Alberta government prohibition on strikes unconstitutional
April 10, 2015
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has determined that two Alberta laws passed by the Conservative government violate the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Canadian labour movement
attack on unions
Support for reducing income inequality comes from unlikely source
March 30, 2015
The IMF makes it clear that inequality can hurt society by allowing the wealthy to manipulate the economic and political systems in their favour, and this is where government action is required.
B.C. does little to help workers on minimum wage
March 18, 2015
The B.C. Liberal government's announcement on minimum wage will do nothing to lift minimum-wage workers out of poverty.
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Canada's failure to address violence against Aboriginal women a violation of human rights
March 11, 2015
Canada has not sufficiently implemented measures to ensure that cases of missing and murdered Aboriginal women are effectively investigated and prosecuted.
violence against women
missing and murdered Indigenous women
Inequality is undermining fairness
March 4, 2015
From 1980–2005, average household income in the poorest 10 per cent of neighbourhoods increased by only two per cent compared to incomes in the richest 10 per cent of neighbourhoods that rose by 80.
Helping the wealthy at your expense
February 27, 2015
A recent study shows doubling the amount people can contribute to a tax free savings account is Robin Hood in reverse.
Robin Hood Tax
tax free savings account
Paying more with privatization
February 16, 2015
A recent Global News report revealed that privatizing food services in Saskatchewan correction facilities will increase costs.
#WeHaveAPlan to tackle poverty but does the federal government?
February 6, 2015
Dignity for All: the campaign for a poverty-free Canada was created to make Canada poverty-free, socially secure and cohesive by 2020.
Dignity For All
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