Invest fairly in all generations
Each year, governments create budgets that set out priorities and assign money to them. If something’s not in the budget, it’s pretty unlikely to happen.
Invest where health begins
Health doesn’t start with medical care. We all want a good mechanic when our car breaks down, just like we want a good doctor when we’re sick. But what we want even more is to stay out of the repair shop.
Canada’s dysfunctional housing system is an intergenerational injustice. There’s no silver bullet to fix this complex problem, so we have to use silver buckshot. Our housing policy solutions framework pulls together all the puzzle pieces we need to make good homes affordable for all Canadians. We're focused on breaking our addiction to high and rising home values.
Entire generations of families raising kids are being squeezed by skyrocketing home prices, child care that costs another rent or mortgage-sized payment, inadequate parental leave that undermines gender equality, and insufficient work-life balance.
Science shows that increases in global temperatures beyond 1.5 degrees literally put lives and livelihoods in jeopardy. As younger Canadians will bear the brunt of these risks, the escalating climate crisis is arguably the largest debt to be passed from one generation to the next in all of human history.