There is good reason to fear that the growing use of private firefighters and inmates could be seen as a way to avoid funding public services at the level required to respond to climate change.
"We need federal leadership to ensure there is affordable quality child care across the country — and that only happens with increased, directed funding." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
If we can make it harder for terrorists and organized crime to fund their activities, we reduce the risk to the public. Politicians who aren't willing to support a public registry of the beneficial owners of companies are lying if they turn around and pretend to be tough on crime or terrorism.
“People earning minimum wage will get a tiny tax cut, but it will be peanuts compared to what they would have received if the government hadn’t canceled the $15 minimum wage. It’s disgusting that they’re trumpeting themselves as champions of ‘the little guy’ while stealing from their pockets.” — Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President Treasurer
Community service workers are the epitome of hope: hope for a better future for those they serve; hope for a better world that values the worth of every person.
"It is crystal clear in its analysis and in its rejection of a model that has been proven NOT to work."—Rosa Pavanelli, General Secretary of Public Services International
In 2017, Fiat Chrysler made a €3.5 billion (roughly Can$5.27 billion) profit. But in spite of the fact Fiat Chrysler is now profitable, the way the loan agreement was structured in 2009 means a loan that helped the company survive will be written-off.
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On the list of countries operating CBI/RBI schemes, that the OECD feels have the potential to be used for tax dodging, are 2 tax havens that are popular with wealthy Canadians and large Canadian companies. These are Barbados and Panama.
There are many ways we are pitted against each other every day. We allow issues to divide us. But the more we listen and share, the more we find that we are connected