Reports have highlighted that women leaders are responding better to COVID-19 than their male counterparts, many of whom are right-leaning politicians. This made us wonder: which countries are responding the worst to the crisis, who is leading these countries, and where do they lie on the political spectrum?
We need progressive tax reform to ensure that the burden of the pandemic is fairly shared. A recent Abacus Data poll found that most Canadians agree that the fiscal burden of the crisis should be fairly shared, and that those with the most should pay the most. Indeed, 75% of respondents favoured a tax of 1-2% on large fortunes, (44% strongly support and 31% support) including 69% of even Conservative voters.
A coalition of organizations is urging the federal government to crack down on financial crime after Canadian banks, shell companies, and individuals were identified in a global investigation into suspicious financial activity.
Last night, Halifax Regional Council passed a motion that will make a real difference in the lives of some low-wage workers in the Halifax Regional Municipality. The CCPA-NS applauds the Council and urges it to stay the course.
Where a pessimist sees risk, an optimist perceives opportunity. Canada’s cleantech entrepreneurs are the ultimate optimists, trying to provide the world with solutions for its growing environmental crises.
A candidate for Scott Moe’s Saskatchewan Party has deleted Facebook posts amid questions about his social media activity relating to COVID-19 and QAnon conspiracy theories.
Daryl Cooper, who was acclaimed the Sask Party candidate in Saskatoon- Eastview in June 2019, made some of the questionable postings only in recent months.
When protesters descend onto the streets of Montreal Saturday to demand an end to systemic racism, Nakuset hopes the sound of their drums is so loud that Joyce Echaquan will hear them, wherever she may be.
It was 6:45 a.m. on a Monday in July 2006: Chandu Claver, his wife, and 10-year-old daughter were in their car at a busy intersection after dropping off the youngest daughter at her school in Tabuk, a city in the Philippines about 450 kilometres north of Manila, nestled in the lush and mountainous Cordillera region.
Without warning, a dark van pulled in front of them and two armed men with rifles stepped out and opened fire. Claver was shot three times in the shoulder and once in the stomach. His wife was shot seven times in the chest. A bullet grazed their daughter’s head.