Cutbacks

December 1, 2016
In the Fall 2016 Auditor General’s report, Canada’s spending watchdog Michael Ferguson sends a strong message to the federal government: better long-term funding is urgently needed to improve public services and ensure they are built around citizens, not processes.
February 22, 2016
The Liberal government needs to reinvest in the public service, not introduce more austerity measures.
January 21, 2016
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has just released a report that provides a blueprint for the federal Liberal government to implement its promises. 
July 23, 2015
PSAC recently launched an awareness campaign about the impact of the drastic cuts that have been made to public services. The Vote to Stop the Cuts campaign focuses on cuts to key services that have affected Canadians since the Harper Conservatives came into power: support for veterans, border security, search and rescue, Employment Insurance, environmental protection and food safety.
March 12, 2015
The 2015 election is an opportunity to set a different course for our country.  When you go to the polls this year, bear in mind the Conservative government’s record on the public services Canadians depend on.
March 10, 2015
The Canadian government promised to take care of veterans from the day they enlisted until the day they die. But drastic cuts to Veterans Affairs staff and services since 2012 mean that veterans are not getting the care they need and deserve.
August 12, 2014
This workshop is designed to offer a living library, where a representative from an equity group or community can speak about their constituents’ experiences and the impact of government cuts to public services.
September 16, 2013
Cuts to government jobs and public services will harm women and exacerbate their social and economic inequality.
PSAC is working with veterans across the country to track the consequences of these closures. Are you a veteran with a story to share? Please let us know.