CUPE submission to the Standing Committee on Finance
With its coming budget, the federal government has an excellent opportunity to vastly improve the quality of life of Canadians, create more and better quality jobs, reduce inequality and strengthen the economy while ensuring greater fiscal and environmental sustainability.
This submission focuses on five areas:
- Creating more and better quality jobs and supporting wage and income growth.
- Ensuring decent retirement income for all Canadians.
- Supporting working families by establishing a quality public childcare program.
- Improving and expanding our public health care system.
- Increasing tax fairness.