In a move to further privatize his ministry's functions, Environment and Climate Change Minister Glen Murray is considering involving the for-profit sector in carrying out inspections.
Liberal budgets since the recession have focused on cutting public services and pouring money into privatized infrastructure projects.
Seniors, advocacy groups, labour unions and health coalitions have been organizing against the government of Nova Scotia's proposed changes to its Seniors' Pharmacare Program. Looks like it worked.
It takes time for infrastructure spending to kick in and create jobs, so let's act now to stop penalizing unemployed workers, get them the benefits they paid into and so urgently need.
Seniors live on fixed incomes and are already struggling. An increase in Pharmacare costs may be the difference between rent and food on the table or medication.
Algonquin is one of at least three Ontario community colleges, including Niagara and Centennial, that have established campuses in Saudi Arabia to make up for government funding shortfalls.
The popular travelling road show focusing on income inequality is revving its engines for another leg of its cross-Canada tour on income inequality.
"The quality of health care that Canadians receive should not depend on where you live or your ability to pay," said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
By now, it must be clear to all but the most ardent party loyalists that the current Conservative government in Canada is contemptuous of democracy, working actively to weaken our democratic systems.
An International Monetary Fund report released this week found that taxing the wealthy to fund programs that reduce income inequality is good for the economy.