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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...

The real security agenda - Emergency preparedness and public safety

Backgrounder | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paper One of the most critical responsibilities for the federal government is to ensure public safety, broadly defined, and adequate emergency preparedness measures. ...

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...

Invest in workers and workplaces

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform backgound paper Change is the only constant in the modern Canadian workplace. Technology and global economic patterns are transforming job markets.  To survive in today’s employment...

Retirement security; income security for persons with disabilities; our veterans

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paper We are living longer.  While this is unquestionably good news, a great many of us haven’t saved enough for a longer retirement. A weak economy has caused...

Build the foundations of a dynamic sustainable economy

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paperThe need for sustainability, energy efficiency, and secure energy supplies is changing the way we think about and do business.  The shift to a sustainable...

Fair taxation and a liveable income

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015
GPC 2015 platform background paperThe Green Party is deeply concerned about the widening income gap, and the steadily increasing numbers of people trapped in the low-wage economy – workers,...

Federal fiscal transfers with purpose: equalization, housing, childcare, PSE

Backgrounder | Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015
GPC platform background paperOur country is diverse in ways that enrich us. Our varied geography and multicultural population create huge advantages. Yet we also have unacceptable levels of...