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Why Budgets and Taxes are not Gender-Neutral, and What They Cost Women

Over the years, the Canadian government has produced strong rhetorical commitments to enhance the lives of the most vulnerable, while the budgetary process attempted to all but remove the public from public policy, precisely where there has been more capacity to improve the lives of all Canadians than at any time in 40 years.  Non-governmental organizations and parliamentary processes have connected the dots between the stated commitments, what has actually been achieved, and what is possible, and this paper shows how divergent the results can be, depending on how resources and political will are marshalled.

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