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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Consider this an Outcry about Special Needs Income Assistance in Nova Scotia

The government’s response to our recent report on special needs income assistance allowances requires a response on two counts in particular. First, the Minister of Community Services says: “the report stating these changes have hurt people is totally erroneous.  That’s totally wrong.” That claim is unfounded. Our analysis was based…
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