Ottawa – December 11, 2013 – Statistics Canada has recently released the results of an analysis of top earners that demonstrates how globalization is instrumental in making the 1 percent even wealthier.
Ottawa – December 1, 2013 – December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The United Nations defines violence against women as: “Any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life."
Toronto – November 28, 2013 – The International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3, aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the rights, dignity and well-being of persons, including children, with disabilities. It also celebrates the benefits to all members of the community when persons with disabilities are included in every aspect of life.
Toronto – November 3, 2013 – According to a new study, more than half of all Canadian shoppers buy some kind of organic food product every week. Organic foods and beverages have become the fastest-growing segment in the grocery sector, with the sale of organic food products tripling over the past six years.
Ottawa – October 16, 2013 – Today is World Food Day, dedicated to raising awareness about the essential issue of food security, which directly impacts millions of people around the globe – including Canada.
Ottawa – October 13, 2013 – A recent report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) notes that by 2016 the tuition costs for undergraduate studies will almost have tripled compared to 1990.