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April 17
Leah Gazan on the federal budget 2021
Leah Gazan | Leah Gazan is cynical of Liberal government promises for child care in Monday’s budget -- promises the Liberal party has been making for thirty years.”
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April 17
Jim Stanford on the care economy
Jim Stanford | “The purpose of government is not to balance its books. No one believes that anymore. The purpose of government its to protect citizens, our lives, our health and our communities.’
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April 16
“I want to see hope in this budget.” Paul Taylor on the 2021 federal budget
Paul Taylor | On April 19, the federal government will share its first budget in two years. rabble.ca’s Off the Hill current affairs panel explored what Monday’s budget must address to move Canada forward.
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April 16
Crunch time in Ottawa
rabble staff | With the first federal budget in two years expected on April 19, a potential election looms large against the backdrop of an ongoing pandemic and faltering rollout of a national vaccine program.
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April 7
Palestine Solidarity: Why the NDP Convention Matters
rabble staff | David Mivasair, Libby Davies, Zahia El-Masri, Hammam Farah, and Svend Robinson discuss the importance of Palestine solidarity in the NDP.
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March 26
It's not just the overdose crisis
Jase Tanner | Vancouver's Downtown Eastside faces severe issues, among them, poverty, homelessness and drug overdose. Three people who have made contributions to the neighbourhood speak about their experiences.
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March 19
Interview with Shane Simpson
Jase Tanner | Shane Simpson was first elected to the the B.C. legislature in 2005 and retired in the fall of 2020. In his youth he lived in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and was active in community development.
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March 12
Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society
Jase Tanner | Tracy Draper, program coordinator of the Western Aboriginal Harm Reduction Society, speaks about the organization's work and reflects on what's needed to address the issues faced by her community.
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March 8
Free Barry Conway!
Cole Rockarts | Union officer Barry Conway goes on trial March 15 for his actions in defending a Hamilton Pride event in June 2019. Hamilton activist Cole Rockarts has recorded a song about his plight.

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