It’s time to test a basic guaranteed annual income

Even with all the social supports in place, the resulting income is often only enough to maintain a family in poverty

It’s time to test a basic guaranteed annual income
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EGGLETON: Even with all the social supports in place, the resulting income is often only enough to maintain a family in poverty

Feds need to take leadership role on rising obesity rates

Ban advertising of unhealthy foods to kids, tax sugary drinks, revamp food guide, prohibit use of trans fats

Feds need to take leadership role on rising obesity rates
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OGILVIE, EGGLETON: Ban advertising of unhealthy foods to kids, tax sugary drinks, revamp food guide, prohibit use of trans fats

Poverty the missing issue in election campaign

The cold hard truth is that the political parties don't believe poverty wins elections

Poverty the missing issue in election campaign
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EGGLETON: The cold hard truth is that the political parties don’t believe poverty wins elections

Why affordable housing should be a federal election issue

235,000 Canadians experience homelessness in the course of a year and 1.6 million more are at risk of losing their homes

Why affordable housing should be a federal election issue
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EGGLETON: 235,000 Canadians experience homelessness in the course of a year and 1.6 million more are at risk of losing their homes

A plan for a vibrant and sustainable CBC

Unfortunately, the CBC’s ability to meet consumer demands is severely challenged by a lack of funding

A plan for a vibrant and sustainable CBC
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EGGLETON: Unfortunately, the CBC’s ability to meet consumer demands is severely challenged by a lack of funding

Room for improvement in pharmaceutical drug regulation

Senate report calls for more transparency and openness

Room for improvement in pharmaceutical drug regulation
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OGILVIE and EGGLETON: Senate report calls for more transparency and openness

3 things we can do to end poverty in Canada

Poverty degrades our economy, and changes the nature of our cities and the cohesion of our society

3 things we can do to end poverty in Canada
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EGGLETON: Poverty degrades our economy, and changes the nature of our cities and the cohesion of our society.

The myth of Harper’s job creation record

1.3 million Canadians are unemployed, youth unemployment is persistently high and 3 million people live in poverty

The myth of Harper’s job creation record
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1.3 million Canadians are unemployed, youth unemployment is persistently high and 3 million people live in poverty.