In Canada, the only group to increase its share of national income over the past two decades is the richest 20 per cent of the population.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, after tabling the budget on March 22. The Liberals have made a decent start at improving socio-economic policy, but more needs to be done, says Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
OTTAWA—On any given day, thousands of people line up to use food banks across the country.
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'Crises have a life cycle, and this one looks like it will be long and have different phases or chapters,' says Josh Greenberg, a specialist in communications and media coverage of outbreaks and infectious disease.
Opposition parties need enough lead time to pore over the legislation, to avoid a repeat of the late-night sitting that occurred when they were 'surprised' to learn that the government was seeking unlimited spending powers until December 2021, says Rachel Blaney.
In a time of great uncertainty and anxiety, Dr. Theresa Tam has emerged as a 'compelling' figure who has an ability to deliver information without dramatizing the stakes. 'She gives us straightforward, evidence-based