Month: February 2007

On cuts to childcare in BC

February 6 marks one year since Stephen Harper announced the cancellation of federal-provincial agreements on child care in the name of “choice” for parents. Instead of committing to ongoing funding for a national child care system, Harper created the totally inadequate Universal Child Care Benefit, which gives parents (a taxable) $100 per month per child Read More

NDP Statement on Black History Month

Black Canadians have long been at the forefront of Canada’s successes as a nation at home and abroad, and the establishment of Black History Month is an important step to promoting Black history as an integral part of Canadian history. Ordinary, hardworking Canadians have played a major role in the struggle for equality and Black Read More