Why is the Canada Revenue Agency denying the Disability Tax Credit to those who need it most?
Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier, pictured on the Hill in a scrum. There are issues that the CRA can—and should—address immediately, such as amending eligibility criteria to better align with the Income Tax Act. It is time the federal government started taking this seriously. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canadians currently are primarily paying attention to the federal and provincial governments, and not the opposition parties, because of the economic and health implications of the outbreak, says Frank Graves.
'Our relationship with police has been one of violence, from the colonial nature of everything that has happened in Canada,' says Judith Sayers, president of the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council in Port Alberni, B.C.
'I get we're in a pandemic, and I'm very supportive of using the technology, but until I know that it respects the basic rights and has the highest standards, I can't see that it's going to work,' said MP Charlie Angus.