Seniors, advocacy groups, labour unions and health coalitions have been organizing against the government of Nova Scotia's proposed changes to its Seniors' Pharmacare Program. Looks like it worked.
National Union of Public and General Employees
It takes time for infrastructure spending to kick in and create jobs, so let's act now to stop penalizing unemployed workers, get them the benefits they paid into and so urgently need.
Seniors live on fixed incomes and are already struggling. An increase in Pharmacare costs may be the difference between rent and food on the table or medication.
Algonquin is one of at least three Ontario community colleges, including Niagara and Centennial, that have established campuses in Saudi Arabia to make up for government funding shortfalls.
The Premier says she only just learned about male-only campuses run by Algonquin, Niagara, and Centennial colleges in Saudi Arabia. That's implausible.
Problem: with a lack of long-term care spaces, shortage of hospital and chronic care beds people are having to be cared for at home. And, most often, this work falls to family members, mainly women.
Algonquin College needs to get out of Saudi Arabia, and the Liberals need to give colleges the means to do their job: providing the education that will bring jobs and prosperity to the province.
It was Indigenous people themselves who made this happen. They came up with the idea. They put in the effort. They took on the government.
Government decisions to the emergency management resources contributed to the mishandling of the 2015 wildfire crisis in Saskatchewan.
Child and family poverty in Nova Scotia has increased. The most recent data reveal that 37,650 children, more than 1 in 5, were living in poverty in 2013.