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Prepare for Climate Migrants

Canada must prepare for the wave of climate migrants about to arrive at our door. As people are displaced globally and driven off their land by rising water, desertification, loss of arable land, programs and infrastructure need to be in place to receive them. 488 more words


RT: ‘BRICS system’ – healthy alternative to ‘defunct dollar system'

Published time: November 24, 2014 19:30

Leaders representing Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa attend the VI BRICS Summit in Fortaleza July 15, 2014.(Reuters / Nacho Doce ) 449 more words


Working Women and the Growing Costs of Childcare

Brynne Moore

Last week, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released ‘The Parent Trap’, a report outlining the discrepancies between childcare costs across Canada, indexed to women’s earnings. 767 more words

Public Policy

Child care costs in Windsor among highest in country when factoring in mom's income

Windsor parents are spending a larger portion of their annual income on child care compared to those in most of Canada’s larger cities, according to a new report released Monday. 731 more words


Justin Trudeau won’t commit to bringing back 2005 national daycare strategy

TORONTO – Liberal leader Justin Trudeau wouldn’t commit to re-introducing the party’s 2005 national daycare strategy Monday but did say his party would “start that process” of fixing childcare in Canada after the next federal election. 249 more words


Ontario's Shifting Labour Market

On September 19, 2014, the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre held its 31st Annual General Meeting.

Guest Speaker, Kaylie Tiessen, an Economist from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives… 62 more words


Canada's most and least expensive cities for childcare revealed in study

Toronto parents will probably be unsurprised to hear the city has the highest child care fees in country, according to a new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 435 more words