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Jan
24
Fifty Seven Percent Of Canadians Struggling To Feed Their Household: Poll

Fifty Seven Percent Of Canadians Struggling To Feed Their Household: Poll

A poll published by Angus Reid Friday has found that low-income Canadians are struggling to cover basic expenses amid stagnant wages and increasing costs of living.
Jan
21
How Canada Helped Kill An Anti-Imperialist Hero

How Canada Helped Kill An Anti-Imperialist Hero

In the early 1960s, Canada and its colonial allies entered the newly independent Democratic Republic of Congo with an agenda, and Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba was in the way.
Jan
20
More COVID Outbreaks Reported In Jails As Advocates Raise Concerns About Prisoner Safety

More COVID Outbreaks Reported In Jails As Advocates Raise Concerns About Prisoner Safety

There are currently 352 active cases among federal inmates at 24 institutions nationwide as of Jan. 17 for a total of 2,246 cases to date.
Jan
19
B.C. Ambulance Paramedics Strained Amid Record-Breaking Call Volume And Staffing Crisis

B.C. Ambulance Paramedics Strained Amid Record-Breaking Call Volume And Staffing Crisis

“They’re short-staffed in dispatch. That’s putting incredible psychological and occupational injuries on our paramedics.”
Jan
18
B.C. Renters Slam Legislation That Could Leave Them On The Hook For Building Repairs

B.C. Renters Slam Legislation That Could Leave Them On The Hook For Building Repairs

Landlords in B.C. can hike rents by three per cent to cover repair costs, in addition to a 1.5 per cent annual increase.
Jan
17
Canadian Corporations Have Already Covered Their Taxes For The Year: Report

Canadian Corporations Have Already Covered Their Taxes For The Year: Report

“This is really a continuation of the outcome of a long-term process of ever-lower corporate tax rates."
Jan
14
People With Disabilities Endangered By Discrimination Amid Omicron Surge, Ontario Advocate Warns

People With Disabilities Endangered By Discrimination Amid Omicron Surge, Ontario Advocate Warns

“The healthcare system was already full of way too many disability barriers impeding access to service before COVID started, and the government's response to COVID is making it worse in several ways.”
Jan
13
Quebec’s Tax On The Unvaccinated Risks Undermining Public Health System, Experts Warn

Quebec’s Tax On The Unvaccinated Risks Undermining Public Health System, Experts Warn

"Where I think it sets a precedent is you're now putting an annual tax or annual levy on people based on their on their health status, or on their risk of developing disease."
Jan
12
Omicron Surge Renews Calls To Strengthen Canada’s Public Health System

Omicron Surge Renews Calls To Strengthen Canada’s Public Health System

"Our public health care system receives a lower proportion of health spending compared to many other high-income nations."
Jan
11
Omicron Was Present In Nova Scotia's Wastewater In Mid-November

Omicron Was Present In Nova Scotia's Wastewater In Mid-November

The first Omicron case was officially detected in Nov Scotia on Dec. 13, weeks after it was first confirmed in South Africa on Nov. 24.
Jan
10
Experts Say Alcohol Should Have Cancer Warning Labels

Experts Say Alcohol Should Have Cancer Warning Labels

Jan
07
Canada Is Way Behind On Its Promised Vaccine Donations To Developing Countries

Canada Is Way Behind On Its Promised Vaccine Donations To Developing Countries

Jan
06
CEO Pay Increased During The Pandemic While Workers Lost Their Jobs

CEO Pay Increased During The Pandemic While Workers Lost Their Jobs

"It's the power of the corporate culture in Canada, and elsewhere, to control and increase executive compensation."
Jan
05
Federal Government Unveils Details Of Compensation Agreement For Indigenous Kids

Federal Government Unveils Details Of Compensation Agreement For Indigenous Kids

From the Globe and Mail: The federal government announced Tuesday that it has reached a $40-billion settlement with the First
Jan
04
Ontario Healthcare Resources Increasingly Strained As Hospital Staff Get Sick

Ontario Healthcare Resources Increasingly Strained As Hospital Staff Get Sick

As omicron tears through Ontario, the province’s hospitals say they’re facing a new challenge — hundreds of staff absences are forcing them to choose between delaying scheduled medical treatments and calling staff who are in isolation back to work prematurely.