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    Student Debt

    Backgrounder | Friday, 18 Sep 2015
    “There are no immovable barriers to education.”Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO “From better health to increased wealth, education is the catalyst of a better future for millions of...

    Costing a Guaranteed Liveable Income

    Backgrounder | Sunday, 19 Jul 2015
    The costing of Guaranteed Liveable Income (GLI) depends on the size of the guarantee and the rate of clawback for those earning income. The “clawback” means how we tax the money a person earns above...

    More than a round of applause for arts and culture

    Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
    GPC 2015 platform background paper At the height of the Second World War, the British cabinet considered increasing funding for the arts. A sceptical cabinet member asked if, given the war effort,...

    Governments can get along and get things done

    Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
    GPC 2015 platform background paper Canadians are all too familiar with the different levels of government arguing with one another.  What we really need from governments is cooperation and reasonable...

    Canadian economic union

    Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
    GPC 2015 platform background paperBusinesses and individuals want to take their goods, services, or skills across provincial borders.  Yet they face a veritable obstacle course of differing...