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Shane Getson with Alberta Premier Jason Kenney in June, 2020. Image: Shane Clayton Getson​/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | Getson insulted more than a million Albertans who were helped by the benefit in the face of the COVID disaster and expressed a level of contempt for working people.
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Anika Nykanen | Advocates say the end of pandemic support programs will inflame B.C.'s rental crisis.
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Doreen Nicoll | Compared with the $71 billion that CERB will cost for just 24 weeks of payments, GLI could be a more fiscally responsible means of providing Canadians with financial security.
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Chelsea Nash | Reforms to Canada's employment insurance system are necessary, say workers' advocates.
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Karl Nerenberg | The NDP leader worries punitive measures could have unintended consequences, and could easily sweep up people who simply applied in error.
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Nicholas Erwin-Longstaff | If a basic income were to be introduced in Canada, it is unlikely the left would be in a position to ensure its implementation would safeguard the social safety net.
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Penney Kome | The pandemic is showing us all our weaknesses. We have time to correct them, before we destroy the planet in the endless pursuit of profit.
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David J. Climenhaga | Twitter users were quick to point out to the Canadian Taxpayers Federation's Aaron Wudrick that any horse hoping to defraud Ottawa of CERB funds would need a valid social insurance number.
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Rick Salutin | Emergency spending by governments during the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be going well -- and that fact appears to be making right-wing ideologues nervous.
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This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19. Image: NIAID/Flickr
Karly Wilson, Pro Bono | Voices supporting the rights of disadvantaged groups were either excluded or ignored when "urgent" COVID response programs were crafted. The result is a response that puts bandages on deeper problems.
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