All posts tagged "ENGLISH"

  • Ontario’s cap-and-trade carbon tax can and should be scrapped

    The sooner this happens, the sooner the transition to a more stable and affordable economy can occur Too complicated. Too expensive. Too uncertain. Too dangerous. Canada’s carbon pricing lobby has plenty of frantic reasons why Ontario Premier...

    • Posted July 16, 2018
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  • A staggering number of Indigenous Canadians are in jail

    Canadian governments continue to allow the operation of a justice system constructed on a foundation of systemic racism The ‘60s Scoop never ended – only the destination changed. Instead of sending Indigenous children to white families, the...

    • Posted July 16, 2018
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  • The trouble with edible marijuana products

    Edibles scare Health Canada and the food industry, since they’re discrete, convenient and potentially dangerous The string of calls for public apologies continues unabated. How many apologies are enough? Yet again, demands have been made that Pope...

    • Posted July 16, 2018
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  • Newspapers may be struggling but the news is still crucial

    Don’t blame the Internet, embrace it as a means to deliver quality reporting to a broader audience The old home for the Coventry Evening Telegraph in England is a building frozen in time. The publishers moved to...

    • Posted July 16, 2018
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  • Put down the tech, pick up a sandwich and eat with others

    People function best when they drop the hyper-productivity mindset and take work breaks to eat together Humans are a special bunch – or at least we like to think we are. The truth is, our ‘success’ as...

    • Posted June 22, 2018
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  • How to spur entrepreneurship in an aging population

    Policy levers can strengthen incentives for entrepreneurship and improve the likelihood of successful new business startups Entrepreneurship is widely acknowledged as the basis for innovation, technological advancement and economic progress – and, subsequently, a driving force for...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • A global uprising against rape case injustices

    Something is deeply wrong with legal and political systems in which the accuser and not the accused is on trial Tens of thousands of people marched in Spain in April, protesting for three days over a court’s...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • Trans Mountain pipeline will benefit Canada – at a very high price

    Nationalizing the project is far from ideal. It’s an admission that Canada’s regulatory approval process is profoundly broken Last week, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that the federal government will buy the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • The sad reality of teen mothers who give birth in care

    A much greater emphasis needs to be put on dual placements – whenever possible, mothers and children should be placed together Girls who spend time in the care of child protection services have higher rates of teenage...

    • Posted June 6, 2018
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  • Trudeau’s cabinet Ministers, Diplomats meet influential Hispanics

    Nominations open for TD’s ‘10 most influential Hispanic Hispanics’ Canada’s Minister of International Trade -Hon. Francois Philippe Champagne, Minister of Science -Hon. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Infrastructure -Hon. Amarjeet Sohi, Peruvian Canadian Senator Rosa Galvez, Argentinian Canadian...

    • Posted May 18, 2018
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