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Apr 12, 2018
Downtown Toronto. Image: tsaiproject/Flickr

Trading cars for shelter is a win-win

Yves Engler
By turning public land devoted to noisy, dangerous, and polluting vehicles into social housing it is possible to put a dent into runaway climate change while improving housing affordability.
In cahoots
Mar 9, 2018

From Syria to Toronto

A positive story about community groups and unions' collaborative programs that can help get Syrian refugees with basic skills into the workforce. Here is the story of Mahmoud who was a carpenter.
Blog
Feb 28, 2018
Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

Top disappointments of Budget 2018, by the numbers

Brent Patterson
The Council of Canadians had a first look at Budget 2018 tabled by Finance Minister Bill Morneau on February 27 and they didn't like what they saw. Here are their initial observations.
Podcast
Feb 15, 2018
Image:  Wikipedia - Syncrude Mildred Lake Facility

NAFTA and Climate Change

Needs No Introduction
Gordon Laxer talks about NAFTA, the tar sands, and why a clause called The Proportionality Rule has always been bad for Canada. From a talk recorded in Vancouver on Tues. February 13, 2018.

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