MONTREAL, Feb. 2, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – The sectors of health, education, environment, unions, research, business, international co-operation, arts and culture, anti-poverty, youth and human rights advocacy rally to ask our governments to put an end to the tax haven era. Taxes are an essential pillar of our democratic society, but we must change the rules of this system to make sure everyone pays their fair share.
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Subject to political, economic, and religious pressures, the Quebec university is currently having difficulty defending its historic mission and fundamental values. Many analysts have described the subsequent denaturing of universities using terms such as “peril,” “collapse,” and “ruins,” and are calling for greater protection of the mission and a reassertion of its value.
In Quebec, funding for university research and creation from public granting agencies or those from the private sector has decreased significantly over the past ten years. From 2004 to 2015, the average budget by professor dropped by 20%. Of all sources, funding from the Quebec government fell the most, from...
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Unions representing half a million Canadian educators are urging the President of the Republic of Turkey to cease the systemic persecution of education and public sector workers since the failed coup this summer. “As we stand in solidarity with our Turkish colleagues, we urge the President of the Republic of Turkey to reverse course and rescind the unlawful measures taken against the education community”, says Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) President Heather Smith.