- Global Poverty Forgotten in Election 2008
Canadians prefer to see themselves as global citizens. We have a diverse population originating from many parts of the globe, and our expansive land reaches out to three seas. Canada enjoys many varied human and natural resources, and our economy is rea ...
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- Housing in Canada: A National Crisis
In 2006, the United Nations called the issue of housing and homelessness in Canada a “national emergency” . In Canada, housing is the responsibility of all levels of government. With an estimated four million Canadians in need of afford ...
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- CPJ offers questions for leaders’ debate
CPJ was pleased to respond to the media consortium’s call for questions for the leaders’ debate. Our submission included questions on topics from poverty reduction and the growing income gap to action on global warming and care for the envir ...
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- Being a Conscientious Values Voter
A new election trend this year may have taken you by surprise – leaders appearing at campaign stops and in advertisements wearing sweaters. This isn’t a change in political dress codes, but rather reflective of the increasing connections b ...
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- Justice for Refugees: Fighting the Safe Third Country Agreement
The Safe Third Country Agreement has been a key issue for churches and refugee support groups over the past few years. Although a coalition is asking the Supreme Court to review the Agreement, no political party has specifically addressed the Agreemen ...
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- Election 2008: What Happened to Health Care?
In 2002, the Romanow Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada was established to address ongoing issues that were facing our country’s public health care system. Cuts to health care spending by the federal government during the early 1990 ...
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- Election links
No one organization has expertise in all issues, so to appreciate what other groups are suggesting Canadians consider during this election, please visit the following links. CPJ does not necessarily endorse and is not responsible for the content of ex ...
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- Election 2008: Poverty is an issue
One in ten Canadians – more than 3.3 million people – live in poverty. Four million Canadians are also in need of affordable housing. Almost two million Canadians are unemployed, but less than half of them have access to EI. There are real ...
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- A Just Economy in Troubling Times
Recent economic events in the United States have caused concern about economic conditions in Canada. The economic downturn in the US will unavoidably have some type of effect on the Canadian economy as we are so closely tied in terms of trade and commer ...
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- Election 2008 Ola! - Week Four
Table of Contents [ hide ] Welcome Poverty is an issue A Just Economy in Troubling Times Debate on Poverty and Inequality CPJ’s pre-budget brief to the Standing Committee on Finance ...
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