Cutbacks

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.
February 17, 2015
A recent survey of Service Canada’s front line workers in Quebec paints a troubling picture of frustrated clients and poor morale for workers due to drastic changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program
February 11, 2015
While veterans used to be able to have their benefit claims decided by knowledgeable public service workers, they will now have to deal with a private insurance company. This will have a significant impact on services for veterans. 
February 6, 2015
The 2014 Public Service Employee Survey released yesterday continues to demonstrate the negative impact of recent cuts to the public service.
February 2, 2015
Correctional Services Canada reprimanded for urging employees to resign and apply for lower level jobs
January 27, 2015
Re-opening frontline offices across the country and reversing cuts to Veterans Affairs Canada would go a long way in re-establishing trust with Canada’s veterans.
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.
October 2, 2013
The federal government is betraying Canada’s veterans by shutting down nine Veterans Affairs offices in Charlottetown, Corner Brook, Sydney, Thunder Bay, Windsor, Brandon, Saskatoon, Prince George and Kelowna. This means our veterans will have a harder time getting the support and services they need and deserve. 
September 16, 2013
Cuts to government jobs and public services will harm women and exacerbate their social and economic inequality.

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