federal government

Podcast
May 4, 2014

End of health accord threatens equal access to care

Redeye
The National Health Accord expired on March 31 and the federal government has said it won't negotiate a new agreement. Health-care activists are concerned about the impact on universal access to care.
Podcast
Apr 28, 2014

Victory in fight to save Experimental Lakes Area

Redeye
An area of 58 lakes in northwestern Ontario has been used as an outdoor laboratory since 1968 to study the stressors on freshwater systems. The federal government stopped funding the program in 2013.
Podcast
Mar 8, 2014

Housing co-operatives face uncertain future

Redeye
For the past 40 years, the federal government has subsidized housing co-ops. Now the original agreements are expiring and there is no plan in place for their renewal.
Podcast
Nov 4, 2013

Book: The War on Science

Redeye
Journalist Chris Turner documents the systematic way the Harper government is muzzling and controlling Canadian scientists and withdrawing funding from research projects.

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