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Aly Velji (left) and Rahma Hashi (right) participated in a packed panel discussion at the Ontario Library Association’s Super Conference in January 2019. Image: Olivia Robinson/rabble
Olivia Robinson | The Toronto Public Library is continually looking to extend its reach beyond its four walls to connect with people, including those who may never have stepped inside the library before.
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The new central branch of the Calgary Public Library is 240,000 square feet and has more than 600,000 items in its collection. Image: Olivia Robinson/rabble
Olivia Robinson | Public libraries are changing how they serve vulnerable and marginalized patrons -- and proving that they're home to more than just books.
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Gerry Caplan | The party will have to think very hard and cleverly -- and very soon -- to win back citizens.
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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.
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Calgary Women's Centre staff at fundraising event. Image: Penney Kome
Penney Kome | Reciprocity model of social inclusion drives empowering volunteers at Calgary Women's Centre.
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Shelagh Day, Gwen Brodsky | Without a Commission, B.C. has no public institution that can take steps to prevent discrimination, educate the public, initiate inquiries on systemic issues, and promote human rights compliance.
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Kathleen Ruff | Human rights are everyone's business. The social climate we live in affects us all. That is why we need a Human Rights Commission in B.C.
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Keith Reynolds | The issue is about more than tax dollars, it is about the services those tax dollars provide. And lower taxes don't always mean either better government or happier citizens.
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Charley Beresford | When services are cut at the federal and provincial level, municipalities are left holding the bag. What is affected? A new survey of B.C. municipalities says almost everything.
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Shaun Loney | In many ways, our society has institutionalized poverty. In order to break with this harmful pattern, we need to consider more beneficial policies.
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Robert Chernomas | Many countries in Europe are suffering through what can only be called economic conditions equivalent to the Great Depression of the 1930s.
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Figure 3 of Mintz's and Chen's report
Andrew Jackson | A new paper argues that "corporate tax reductions of more than 30 per cent since 2000 have, contrary to the critics' cries, failed to make an appreciable dent in tax revenues."