By Emily Leedham
Amelia Deneka, a student and first time organizer disrupts a United Conservative Party meet and greet at the University of Alberta on Wednesday, March 6. In what could be a result of the protest, UCP leader Jason Kenney ended up not speaking at the event. Deneka shares why they organized the event and why this kind of protest is important.
But first, we’ll have a look at the Manitoba provincial budget announced this week. There’s not a lot of good news, and we have a ton of work to do to. Molly McCracken, Director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba Office provides some details on the budget and why we need to be more pro-active in our public investments, especially in light of climate change, and a flood that could happen this spring.