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  • Support, develop, and promote social democratic principles for the 21st century
  • Propose new solutions for a more equal society
  • Equip a new generation of progressive campaigners, thinkers with the tools they need to build a social democratic society through training and education
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Costly and unfair: Stephen Harper's income-splitting scheme

The largest share of the benefits of income splitting would go to high-income families, mainly because one parent has a very high income, putting them in one of the higher tax brackets.

October 30, 2014

The decline of evidence-based law making

Members of Parliament may have been effectively misled about the Charter compliance of new federal legislation being developed, says Catherine Latimer in this blog post.

August 29, 2014

Getting the facts straight: EI changes hurt unemployed workers

Here's how changes to Employment Insurance in the last federal budget have affected working Canadians, according to this blogpost.

March 27, 2013