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Alternative Federal Budget 2019

Sub Title: 
No Time to Lose
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Release Date: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Number of pages in documents: 
84 pages
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With the country facing significant and unpredictable headwinds going into another federal election year, the 2019 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) shows that Canada can boost competitiveness and encourage innovation by investing in people, not by giving corporations more tax cuts.

The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2019

Sub Title: 
The Gender Gap in Canada’s 26 Biggest Cities
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Release Date: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Number of pages in documents: 
132 pages
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This annual study provides a snapshot of the gaps in men and women’s access to economic security, personal security, education, health, and positions of leadership in Canada’s largest 26 metropolitan areas.

The importance of community health centres in BC’s primary care reforms

Sub Title: 
What the research tells us
Release Date: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
Attached Document Title: 
The importance of community health centres in BC’s primary care reforms: What the research tells us
Number of pages in documents: 
9 pages
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As British Columbia moves to support a role for community health centres (CHCs) within a larger agenda for reforming primary care, this piece explores what we can learn from other jurisdictions where CHCs are integrated into the broader primary care system, and how can we support CHCs in BC to be leaders in improving the quality of care for the entire health system.

This piece was originally published on Policy Note.

Are Tax Loopholes Sexist?

Sub Title: 
The gender distribution of federal tax expenditures
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Release Date: 
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Number of pages in documents: 
24 pages
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This report assesses who benefits from federal tax breaks and finds that men are capturing the majority of benefits from tax deductions, credits and loopholes. The portion of benefits currently going to men compared to women from 45 federal tax expenditures (tax deductions, credits, breaks and loopholes), and finds that only eight (19%) pay out greater amounts to women than men.

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