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Simon Lewchuk

Policy Analyst at Citizens for Public Justice

Simon Lewchuk is a Socio-Economic Policy Analyst at Citizens for Public Justice (CPJ), an member-based organization inspired by faith to act for justice in Canadian public policy on poverty and ecological justice. Prior to joining CPJ, Simon spent several years coordinating the outreach ministry and social justice efforts of an Anglican church in downtown Toronto.
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Budget Watch 2014: The Need For Visionary Leadership

By all accounts, this year's budget is all about "keeping the powder dry" for the "big event" in 2015. Next year's budget will be highly politicized, meant to set the stage for the general election in October. That 2015 budget will offer targeted, carefully designed tax cuts designed to secure electoral victory. Budget 2014 is merely laying the groundwork. But what will this budget direction cost?
01/23/2014 12:11 EST