Halifax can be a living wage leader

Halifax City Council should heed their staff’s recommendation to “engage external stakeholders and conduct further investigation on whether or not to adopt an employee compensation/living wage policy for Council’s consideration.” There is enough evidence in Canada that becoming a living wage employer is possible for municipalities — indeed, they can…
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Economic Prosperity, Social Justice and Environmental Protection Can Co-Exist: Nova Scotia Alternative Budget is proof

An Open Letter to the Nova Scotia Minister of Finance Today is the deadline for Nova Scotians to submit their ideas for this year’s provincial budget. This letter was sent along with our alternative budget as CCPA-NS’ ideas for what the government can and must do differently. Dear Minister Delorey;…
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