Saskatchewan Legislative Building. Photo: daryl_mitchell/Flickr
Nick Falvo | This budget, while relatively status quo, is mostly bad news for low-income households in the province. And this comes one year after a budget that announced significant cuts to social programs.
Person sleeping in underpass of Gardiner Expressway. Photo: Viv Lynch/Flickr
Lois Ross | There is a need for a massive re-think about how we build community, rural and urban communities that are resilient, healthy and work towards strengthening self-reliance in the face of climate change.
With Premier Rachel Notley looking on, Finance Minister Joe Ceci delivers his budget speech in the Alberta Legislature on March 22, 2018. Photo: Premier of Alberta/flickr
Nick Falvo | This year's status quo budget in Alberta is expected to help the province return to balance without any major tax changes.
Alberta legislature building. Photo: Hiroki Nakamura/Flickr
Nick Falvo | This year's AAB proposes policy that would improve labour market, health and education outcomes, while also addressing principles of reconciliation and reducing income inequality.
Winter playground. Image: Benson Kua/Wikimedia Commons
Martha Friendly, Susan Prentice, Morna Ballantyne | Without the publicly funded child care now commonplace in many countries, Canada lacks this essential pillar of support for women's equality.
Kate Bezanson | Where are all the women in Canada's labour force?
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Sadie McInnes | It's time we pay attention to the unique experience of homeless women, and also take into account other identity-based barriers to housing and services that women face.
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Nick Falvo | On May 4, 2016, approximately 40 people attended the First Annual Canadian Homelessness Data Sharing Initiative. Here are 10 things to know about the event.
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David Macdonald | It's 2016 and Canada is a long way from ending poverty, but three promising developments are about to lift almost half a million people above the poverty line.
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Molly McCracken, Greg Macpherson | We hope all of Manitoba's political parties this provincial election will see the wisdom in long-term investments for community-led renewal for a more inclusive and sustainable future.
Jim Silver | Government policy can be designed to punish those in poverty, or to reduce poverty. We can compare these approaches in Manitoba by examining Winnipeg's inner city.
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Angella MacEwen | The EI changes announced in the budget are largely positive, but many details are still missing, and some stinkers from Harper are left unchanged.