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Alternative Federal Budget 2020: Planning for a Just Recovery

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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. 

Resetting Normal: Women, Decent Work, and Canada's Fractured Care Economy

Organization: 
The Canadian Women's Foundation, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Ontario Nonprofit Network, Fay Faraday

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.

Year: 
2020
Format: 
Document
Categories: 
Community Capacity Building
Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches
Government
Health
Local economy
Policy Development & Advocacy
Poverty Reduction
Racialized Groups
Research & Development
Sector-Based Strategies
Source: 
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Don’t Fixate on the Racial Wealth Gap: Focus on Undoing Its Root Causes

Organization: 
Insight Center for Community Development and Roosevelt Institute
Author: 
Anne Price

Racial Wealth Gap Report CoverInequality is a defining American issue, and perhaps no measure more accurately exemplifies the failures and injustices of historic and current-day economic decisions than the “racial wealth gap.” In the current political moment—when bold ideas to rebalance economic and political power, especially by race, are central to public debate—we have the opportunity to reevaluate how we th

Year: 
2020
Format: 
Research report
Categories: 
Racialized Groups

Enterprising Solutions to Social Problems: Building the Social Economy on PEI

Organization: 
Social Economy Working Group
Author: 
Barb Broome, David Daughton, David Webster, Kevin Porter, Marcia Carroll, Sherri Barrett, Tammy Rix, Sara Roach-Lewis

Preview of the paperThe Government of PEI, through projects embedded and championed in the Executive Council Office, has been exploring and developing a betier understanding of Social Enterprise over the past several years.

Year: 
2019
Format: 
Document
Categories: 
Poverty Reduction
Regional Development
Social Economy & Social Enterprise
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