All together now - references

References: CPJ Submission Pre-Budget Consultation 2018

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Citizens for Public Justice: cpj.ca

global compact on refugees: www.unhcr.org/towards-a-global-compact-on-refugees.html

poverty reduction: cpj.ca/flourishing-together

climate change: cpj.ca/fossil-fuel-subsidies-dont-belong-our-climate-policy

refugee rights: cpj.ca/letter-canada-should-fully-waive-travel-loans-refugees 

4.8 million people in Canada live in poverty: CPJ’s Poverty Trends report 2017; cpj.ca/sites/default/files/docs/files/PovertyTrendsReport2017.pdf  

$72 and $86 billion annually: Ontario Association of Food Banks, The Cost of Poverty, 2008; oafb.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/CostofPoverty.pdf

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Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy: www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/campaigns/poverty-reduction.html

Canada Workers Benefit: www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/programs/about-canada-revenue-agency-cra/federal-government-budgets/budget-2018-equality-growth-strong-middle-class/canada-workers-benefit.html

tax reform: www.cpj.ca/how-taxes-can-reduce-inequality

2 A model national anti-poverty plan was developed by the Dignity for All campaign in 2015 and includes the recommendations cited; dignityforall.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/DignityForAll_Report.pdf

focused income benefit for working-age adults: CPJ’s Towards a Guaranteed Livable Income, 2017; www.cpj.ca/sites/default/files/docs/files/Towards%20A%20Guaranteed%20Livable%20Income.pdf

3 As recommended in the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Getting There: Alternative Federal Budget 2018; https://www.policyalternatives.ca/afb2018

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savings of $1.6 billion annually: CPJ’s Why Fossil Fuel Subsidies Don’t Belong in Canada’s Climate Policy, 2018; cpj.ca/fossil-fuel-subsidies-dont-belong-our-climate-policy

primary source of emissions: cpj.ca/infographic-why-fuss-over-oil-and-gas

Conference Board of Canada: www.conferenceboard.ca/press/speech_oped/17-08-23/Canada_needs_to_take_its_green_trade_to_the_global_market.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

least $2-trillion (U.S.) by 2020: UN Environment Programme, Resource Efficiency: Potential and Economic Implications, 2017; www.resourcepanel.org/sites/default/files/documents/document/media/resource_efficiency_report_march_2017_web_res.pdf

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create large numbers of diverse, well-paying jobs: Green Economy Network, One Million Climate Jobs, 2016; greeneconomynet.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2014/07/OneMilClimateJobs-Backgrounder-2016-11-01-EN.pdf

owing $10,000 in loans: www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2018/2018-02-21/html/sor-dors22-eng.html

only $13 million/year: www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2018/2018-02-21/html/sor-dors22-eng.html

CPJ’s 2017 Poverty Trends report: CPJ’s Poverty Trends report 2017; cpj.ca/sites/default/files/docs/files/PovertyTrendsReport2017.pdf  

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more likely to own businesses: Statistics Canada, Immigration, Business Ownership and Employment in Canada, 2016; www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/11f0019m/11f0019m2016375-eng.htm

 

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