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Apr 27, 2018
Saskatchewan Legislative Building. Photo: daryl_mitchell/Flickr

Ten things to know about the 2018 Saskatchewan budget

Nick Falvo
This budget, while relatively status quo, is mostly bad news for low-income households in the province. And this comes one year after a budget that announced significant cuts to social programs.
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Apr 12, 2018
Downtown Toronto. Image: tsaiproject/Flickr

Trading cars for shelter is a win-win

Yves Engler
By turning public land devoted to noisy, dangerous, and polluting vehicles into social housing it is possible to put a dent into runaway climate change while improving housing affordability.
In cahoots
Mar 9, 2018

From Syria to Toronto

A positive story about community groups and unions' collaborative programs that can help get Syrian refugees with basic skills into the workforce. Here is the story of Mahmoud who was a carpenter.
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Feb 28, 2018
Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO

Top disappointments of Budget 2018, by the numbers

Brent Patterson
The Council of Canadians had a first look at Budget 2018 tabled by Finance Minister Bill Morneau on February 27 and they didn't like what they saw. Here are their initial observations.

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