Colin Craig president of SecondStreet.org addresses how health care reform needs to be a priority for Canadians.
Category: Opinion Columns
Telegraph-Journal: New Brunswick workers – not government employees – feeling pandemic’s economic pain
Paige MacPherson contributor to SecondStreet.org addresses why New Brunswick government employees have been immune to the widespread economic pain in the province.
SecondStreet.org asked all three levels of government – when was the last time you cut employee pay? The results were startling…
Kris Sims contributor to SecondStreet.org addresses how health care reform could reduce long waiting lists for patients.
Since COVID-19 emerged, we hadn’t seen any stories about government employees taking pay
cuts. That led us to ask governments– when was the last time you cut employee pay?
A bill before the Alberta legislature proposes to give workers more say over their union dues. Public opinion research commissioned by SecondStreet.org shows Canadians support such a change.
Canada’s notoriously long waiting lists are becoming even more stressed now that it’s time to find time to reschedule all the postponed procedures due to COVID-19. But what Canadians should note is that it doesn’t have to be this way…
I called up my friend Tracy Johnson recently and asked her a simple question, “how would you like it if your business saw a 6 per cent drop in revenues?”
After COVID-19 hit Canada, governments across the country started to allow restaurants and pubs to sell alcohol with delivery and takeout orders. Many provinces also started to allow doctors to videoconference with patients.
What can governments do to spur economic growth without spending money? Lots. Here are five examples: