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In these days of bloated stock prices and low bond yields, it can be tough to find a good investment. Speculating on the wild ups and downs of the financial markets may beat a path to paper wealth for some, but for the average person (and for society in general), there is no better payback than a good education.
(Vancouver) Inequality increased in most provinces during the 1990s, but BC held its ground, according to a new report, Behind the Headlines 2001, from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. This will change, however, if the new government pursues the same market-oriented policies that led to rising inequality elsewhere.
Inside this issue: Who's Cutting Classes: Untangling the Spin about K-12 Education in BC Are Welfare Time Limits Constitutional? BC's Incredible Shrinking Environment Minister BC's Budget: Balanced Fiscally not Socially
OTTAWA--Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), while promoted as an innovative approach to the provision of public goods and services, are playing a damaging role in Ontario's universities, according to a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. For Cash and Future Considerations: Ontario Universities and Public-Private Partnerships examines the growing influence of PPPs in Ontario's public universities, particularly in infrastructure and research.