The Canadian tax system has historically disincentivized First Nations People from filling taxes. This has led to their systematic exclusion from Federal welfare benefits. This exclusion can only be remedied through divorcing the welfare state from the tax system. The response to COVID-19 gives us clues on how to radically transform this racist system.
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Over the coming months, policymakers will have to consider how to support precarious industries to stimulate Canada’s economic recovery. High-speed rail offers affordable, rapid, and sustainable transportation to help boost the tourism and hospitality sector.
The story of systemic Anti-Black Racism in Canada did not begin 5, 10, or even 50 years ago. It began over 100 years ago in Bedford, a community in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Here, Black people once unified in a home they called Africville. Africville was the first region in Canada that was once owned by a large population of African-Canadians, and perhaps the last....
When we decide to act upon a goal and new information becomes available, we should rethink, but often don't. Rather than altering our course of action, our vision narrows and we double-down - often by referring to how those around us are behaving. Cognitive biases like this can be found in the missteps of state responses to COVID.