- Refugees and their advocates score a point
A round of applause for the federal government, please. Some of the recently proposed reforms to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) for refugees have been withdrawn. Before June 30th, the IFHP provided all refugees with basics like prescr ...
Blog entry - Melodi - 07/04/2012 - 16:38 - 0 comments
- A tale of two provinces: a case for action against poverty
British Columbia & Newfoundland and Labrador have more in common than being our country’s coastal bookends. Twelve years ago, they shared the distinction of having some of the highest poverty rates in the country: BC’s was the highest ...
Story - Simon - 11/22/2012 - 11:59 - 1 comment
- A Taxing Problem
The case for corporate taxes gained some ground recently. For decades now, government and business leaders have been telling us we need to keep corporate taxes as low as possible in order to attract and retain investment, and spark new industries ...
Blog entry - Melodi - 08/01/2012 - 15:48 - 0 comments
- Promoting the Common Good
While the full impact of the hotly-contested 2012 federal budget is yet to be known, the House of Commons Finance Committee is already moving on to plans for 2013. Every year, the committee asks Canadians to “contribute their views ...
Story - Simon - 11/22/2012 - 11:59 - 0 comments
- Promoting the Common Good: 2012 pre-budget submission
Economic recovery is important, but it needs to include all Canadians. Three years after the 2008-09 recession, many people, including youth, new immigrants, Aboriginal people, single-parent families, and people with disabilities are being left behind. ...
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- Ola! August 2012
Table of Contents [ hide ] DfA Letter to the Premiers Pre-Budget Brief to Finance Committee New Faces Ahead Farewell Melodi Adios, Ola! Summer Catalyst Web Features ...
Ola! - Melodi - 11/09/2012 - 14:43 - 0 comments
- A Fond Farewell
August is quickly coming to an end and with that my journey as this year’s CPJ public justice intern. Just before this train rolls to a stop, I’ll take a moment to uphold an annual CPJ custom by offering some reflections on the year in my ve ...
Story - Melodi - 09/07/2012 - 14:17 - 1 comment
- Bringing Unemployment Down: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
This is the second feature in a series of highlighting CPJ’s recommendations for the 2013 federal budget in Promoting the Common Good . Last week we explored the need for an economic recovery that includes all Canadians. This w ...
Story - Katherine - 09/04/2012 - 15:05 - 0 comments
- the Catalyst, Summer 2012 - Vol. 35, No. 2
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- Meeting Canada's Demographic Challenges
This is the third feature in a series highlighting CPJ’s recommendations for the 2013 federal budget in Promoting the Common Good . Last week we focused on the need for government action to encourage the creation of high-quality jo ...
Story - Simon - 09/13/2012 - 14:05 - 0 comments
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