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Deregulation in Canada: A disaster in the making

In Canada, regulations adopted by every level of government have historically helped to make this one of the safest, most desirable places to raise a family. But a slow, steady, and quiet erosion of regulations by our governments put Canadians' health, safety and well-being increasingly at risk. This primer on regulation, by the CCPA's Trish Hennessy, tells the story of Canada's slippery slide into deregulation. It also provides resource information to learn more about regulation issues in Canada.


Myths and Facts About the Minimum Wage in BC

Sub Title: 
Behind the Numbers
Release Date: 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Attached Document Title: 
Myths and Facts About the Minimum Wage in BC
Number of pages in documents: 
4 pages
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Iglika Ivanova sets out a compelling argument for raising the minimum wage — in just four-pages of clear, accessible text. This is a great resource for anyone who wants to be able to explain why the minimum wage needs to increase immediately — and why this won't hurt businesses or taxpayers, despite claims to the contrary.

Minimum wage provincial comparison chart

The Remaining Light - A CCPA documentary film about how we care for seniors

Announcing the release of our first documentary film! The Remaining Light journeys through an often invisible part of Canada's health care system -- the community-based services that provide care to seniors as they age and die. The film features the stories of seniors and their families, and explores themes of dignity, preventing illness and social isolation, and keeping health care costs under control as the boomer generation ages.