SecondStreet.org asked all three levels of government – when was the last time you cut employee pay? The results were startling…
Category: In The News
Kris Sims contributor to SecondStreet.org addresses how health care reform could reduce long waiting lists for patients.
After SecondStreet.org released its report on pay cuts in government (or the lack thereof) we participated in a number of radio interviews.
Here’s a clip with Colin Craig discussing the report with Danielle Smith, host of the Danielle Smith Show (770AM in Calgary).
Since COVID-19 emerged, we hadn’t seen any stories about government employees taking pay
cuts. That led us to ask governments– when was the last time you cut employee pay?
The Calgary Herald’s Licia Corbella addresses government employee compensation, citing SecondStreet.org new research on the lack of pay reductions in the public sector.
A bill before the Alberta legislature proposes to give workers more say over their union dues. Public opinion research commissioned by SecondStreet.org shows Canadians support such a change.
Canada’s notoriously long waiting lists are becoming even more stressed now that it’s time to find time to reschedule all the postponed procedures due to COVID-19. But what Canadians should note is that it doesn’t have to be this way…
After COVID-19 hit Canada, governments across the country started to allow restaurants and pubs to sell alcohol with delivery and takeout orders. Many provinces also started to allow doctors to videoconference with patients.
Many CTV News channels covered our news release about relaxed red tape measures during the COVID-19 and the public’s desire to keep the changes. From continuing to allow restaurants to sell alcohol with delivery orders to allowing patients to continue to video conference with doctors, the changes have been a hit with Canadians.
VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – While many aspects of normal life remain restricted during the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s also a list of things governments have loosened up on, from alcohol delivery, to court proceedings, to virtual health care.
The Toronto Star (and affiliate news outlets) reported on our new poll results on red tape measures …
What can governments do to spur economic growth without spending money? Lots. Here are five examples: