daveberta.ca - Alberta Politics: PC MLAs follow Prentice command to cut Auditor General budget

Progressive Conservative MLAs sitting on the Standing Committee for Legislative Offices voted last week to deny a request from Child and Youth Advocate Del Graff to reinstate more than $200,000 in funding cut in Dec. 2014. At the same committee meeting,… Continue Reading →

The Canadian Progressive: CUPE: B.C. school support staff layoffs “devastating”

By: CUPE | Press Release NEW WESTMINSTER, BC – Education workers and students are paying the price for ballooning deficits in Coquitlam and New Westminster. The districts have announced layoffs of CUPE support staff that the union says will severely affect the quality and even safety of education and services. A $12.6-million deficient in Coquitlam brought the ...

Slap Upside The Head: Toronto City Councillor Tries To De-Fund Pride (Again)

Looks like Toronto’s got another annual event coinciding with Pride Week: A city councillor has proposed—once again—that funding for the city’s annual Pride festival be withheld until it can be confirmed that a group called Queers Against Israeli Apartheid does not participate in the parade portion of the weeklong event. Perhaps we can also withhold ...