Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland gets a fist bump from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after delivering the 2020 fiscal update in the House of Commons on Nov. 30, 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The pace of federal government action to date does not align with the urgency of the twin climate and inequality crises. The latest fiscal update doesn't go far enough on either crisis.
A young child stands outside the entrance to a playground in Montréal on May 3, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
The coronavirus feeds off of social and environmental injustice, exacerbating the wounds, scars and illnesses that existed prior to the pandemic. That's why returning to 'normal' is not an option.
A person carries groceries while walking among cyclists on Queen Elizabeth Drive in Ottawa on April 18, 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Rebuilding cities post-pandemic will start with neighbourhood hope, and strong social and community planning.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie speaks during a campaign event in Spartanburg, S.C., on Feb. 27, 2020.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
Bernie Sanders is effectively indicting the political economic structure in which the super-rich have amassed extraordinary sums of wealth at the expense of everyone else — and our shared planet.
Hundreds of people march in Vancouver to protest against corporate greed as part of the global Occupy movement in October 2011.
Canada’s welfare state is disintegrating while corporate welfare soars. In an era of climate crisis, precarious work and instability, it’s time the corporate welfare bums paid us back.
A resident of Shoal Lake 40 First Nation is photographed while speaking about water and access issues in her community in February 2015. The Shoal Lake community, despite supplying water to the city of Winnipeg, has long been under a boil-water advisory and is only just getting year-round road access.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
Governments in Canada are routinely enacting public policies that primarily benefit economic elites, raising questions about government legitimacy and competency. Who's looking out for us?