Cutbacks

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Connexions Library

CNSP Review 1974-75; Canada in an International Context
Article
1976
An analysis of developments in Canadian society based on newspaper coverage.
Contamination: The Poisonous Legacy of Ontario's Environmental Cutbacks
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2000
The story of Ontario's right-wing Harris government, which gutted health and environmental protection polices, leading to the Walkerton water disaster.
Cuts, Canadian Culture and the CBC
Berton, Pierre
Article
1986
Canadian drams gives us a sense of community.
Kill The Messengers: Stephen Harper's Assault on Your Right to Know
Bourrie, Mark
Book
2015
Ottawa has become a place where the nation's business is done in secret, and access to information - the lifeblood of democracy in Canada - is under attack.
Leave the libraries alone. You don't understand their value.
Pullman, Philip
Article
2011
I love the public library service for what it did for me as a child and as a student and as an adult. I love it because its presence in a town or a city reminds us that there are things above profit, ...
The Poor Must Die: Anglo-American Political Philosophy 101
Floyd, Chris
Article
2010
For more than 30 years, the world-dominating Anglo-American alliance has been under the sway of factions which, for all their internal squabbling and hair-splitting, are strongly united in their stead...
The Quick and The Dead: Brian Mulroney, Big Business And The Seduction Of Canada
McQuaig, Linda
Book
1991
McQuaig argues that since 1984, there has been a systematic transfer of power in Canada from the democratically elected government to the private sector.
Recolonization or Liberation: The Bonds of Structural Adjustment and Struggles for Emancipation
Book
1990
According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, structural adjustment is the goal of the economic and social programs which they impose upon indebted Third World governments. Th...
Staff at 'Grinch' KPMG well looked after while advocating 'workers' comp' cuts
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2011
KPMG – which operates across Canada and internationally – performs “hatchet jobs” for governments – often governments that don’t have the nerve to take the lead themselves when they want cutbacks.
Take Care: Warning Signals for Canada's Health System
Armstrong, Hugh, Armstrong, Pat, Choiniere, Jacqueline, Feldberg, Gina, White, Jerry
Book
1994
"Examines the modern Canadian health care system and exposes the impact of neo-conservative and market-oriented policies, showing the effect these have on patients and caregivers, particularly women. ...
Unnecessary Debts
Osberg, Lars, Fortin, Pierre
Book

Sources Library

Cuts and Closures at Canada’s federal libraries
2013
Federal libraries are an important part of Canada’s cultural heritage. These specialist libraries house some of Canada’s most important collections. Dozens of federal departmental libraries across the...
IMF policies contributed to the Ebola outbreak, weak response to it
2014
Policies advocated by the IMF have contributed to underfunded, insufficiently staffed, and poorly prepared health systems in the countries with Ebola outbreaks.
Listeria Outbreak Alarms Walkerton Survivors
Sources News Release
2008
Governments should have learned from the mistakes that led to the tragedy in Walkerton. Food security and public safety should never be placed on the chopping block in the name of cost cutting.