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The Harper Conservative government's vision for Canada's future? Cuts, cuts, and more cuts.
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This year in foolishness: News vs. entertainment fallacy guides CBC cuts

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Canadian doctors launch court challenge of cuts to refugee health care

March 19, 2013
| Last June, the federal government drastically cut health-care coverage for refugee claimants in Canada. Since then doctors have been unable to help hundreds of patients with treatable conditions.
Length: 12:36 minutes (11.54 MB)

Unpacking the myth that public sector workers are overpaid

Toronto rally, September 2011. Austerity is the order of the day at all levels of government. (Photo: postbear / flickr)

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Do public sector employees make too much money? The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) thinks so. Their study from late 2008, entitled 'Wage Watch,' claims that public sector workers are overpaid by a whopping 24.9 per cent.

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Harper budget a disaster for environment

May 3, 2012
| The Conservative budget for 2012 will weaken environmental standards across the board. This is especially concerning when it comes to corporations seeking approval for major industrial projects.
Length: 15:35
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Reimagine the CBC

May 3, 2012
| One of the casualties of Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's 2012 budget was the CBC. The network faces a 10 percent cut in funding over the next 3 years.
Length: 12:50
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