Parliament will be voting on the Canada Pharmacare Act - Bill C-213 - on February 24, 2021. This legislation will not move forward unless 170 MPs vote in favor of C-213. No doubt, there are MPs getting push back from big pharmaceutical and private insurance companies that are against a universal, public, comprehensive and accessible pharmacare system in Canada. [...]
Crisis Looms for Hundreds of Thousands Who Face a ‘Benefit Cliff’ as COVID-19 Recovery and EI Benefits Start to Run Out March
Workers in the hundreds of thousands are stressed out as they face an imminent financial crisis. Canada’s special COVID-19 measures for EI and Recovery Benefits will soon run out for many. There are only 3 bi-weekly payments remaining for many workers and the government has failed to tell us what will happen next. The Federal [...]
Thousands of Canadians will see an end to their EI and CRB this March. Demand an extension! Write a letter to your MP! Share your story! Call your representative!
Next Week, Parliament will be voting on the Canada Pharmacare Act- C213 Support for the Canada Pharmacare Act - Bill C-213 - has been gaining momentum. Now we need YOUR support to pass it! Parliament will be voting on Bill C-213 next week. This legislation will not be moving forward unless 170 [...]
In response to the latest CD Howe report on the province’s fiscal situation. It comes as no surprise that these economists have but one solution to offer; enact austerity measures and cut program spending. Their saga continues that Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) has been spending too much on public services. Our revenue base of yore, [...]