The top 1 per cent of wealthy people in Canada own about 25 per cent of all the wealth in the country. The Broadbent Institute, supported by unions such as CUPE and the Steelworkers, has released a plan for fair taxes in order to pay for necessary services. An interview with the program director of the Broadbent Institute, Katrina Miller.
Also in RadioLabour’s Canada Report for the week of February 14-19, 2021:
- Canada stopping affordable vaccines for the Global South
- The LabourStart Report about union events
- And singing: “If It Weren’t For the Union”
Music: Geoff Francis and Peter Hicks. Used by permission.