The Canadian CED Network's Policy Council submitted a response to the federal government's invitation for pre-budget submissions for the 2021 Federal Budget. This year, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Fina
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The federal government’s role as backstop during the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t end with the first wave of reopening—Canada needs to step up with more investments to ensure a just, equitable and sustainable recovery, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) in the 25th year of its Alternative Federal Budget project.
Women in Canada have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to an extent that threatens to roll back equality gains. Economic losses have fallen heavily on women and most dramatically on women living on low incomes who experience intersecting inequalities based on race, class, disability, education, and migration and immigration status.
We are pleased to welcome Raissa Marks aboard the CCEDNet team, as our new Government Relations Director. Raissa will be leading our policy and advocacy work and will be key in building relationships with Ministers, MPs, senators, and civil servants in Ottawa to advance the CED community’s shared policy goals.