In Nov. of 2009, the Nova Scotia office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives hosted a conference in Halifax, named "Visioning Nova Scotia in 2020: Advancing research and policy for sustainability". Its purpose was to identify the key issues facing the province, and envision the kind of policy decisions that would help solve those problems.
In this clip, Christine Saulnier, Director of the CCPA-NS office, introduces the conference.
In this clip, Christine Saulnier showcases the facts and numbers of poverty and inequality in Nova Scotia.
In this clip, Christine Saulnier provides an analysis of the numbers on poverty and the political situation in Nova Scotia.
In this clip, Professor Larry Haiven of the Sobey's School of Business at Saint Mary's University, also a CCPA research associate and Board Member, sheds light on the growing income gap in Nova Scotia.
The CCPA’s bold vision and creative solutions help us imagine better futures for all. Its efforts to build bridges between labour, industry, and civil society and mentor young activists lay the foundation for realizing those provocative futures. I consider my support for the CCPA an investment in a better future for British Columbia.