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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...

Justice and Reconciliation for Indigenous Peoples of Canada

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paperAs the Truth and Reconciliation Commission so clearly and eloquently sets out, a full recognition and address of the lingering, multigenerational effects of...

Eliminate the infrastructure deficit - grow jobs and the economy

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paper If only upgrading Canada’s basic infrastructure were as easy as upgrading our digital gadgets. Maybe then we would not be facing a backlog of construction and...

A comprehensive overhaul of our immigration and refugee protection system

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background papers Immigration is first and foremost about citizenship. Any reform must be accomplished in a way that strengthens our social fabric and is consistent with our...

Democratic reforms - Make Every Vote Count. Restore power to Parliament and the people

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paper Electoral reform: The first-past-the-post voting system has lost the confidence of Canadians. It is the only system which allows a party with a minority of votes to...

Grow fair trade: shape and strengthen global governance

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
 GPC 2015 platform background paper Success for Canada in the international sphere starts at home, where we can build on the strengths of our land, our people, and our economy. In negotiations abroad...

More justice in the justice system

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 background platform paperWe are fortunate to live in one of the safest countries on earth.   Canada’s rate of violent crime continues to drop.  Yet we continue to be subjected...

Work for peace - Canada as a global leader

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paper Canada is fundamentally a peaceful country.  We should be constructive participants in our global community, enhancing our peacekeeping capabilities and providing a...

Agriculture and a food strategy for Canada

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paper Canada needs an innovative forward-thinking food strategy – one that promotes food security, food safety, and healthy food. We must protect the soil we depend upon...