Canada’s lackluster performance under CETA should be a lesson

In July, several members of Parliament—including NDP and Green leaders Jagmeet Singh and Elizabeth May—sent a letter to French legislators urging them not to ratify the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). “We agree that trade between our countries and continents is important,” it read. “However, we believe in…
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Alors que la nouvelle année scolaire débute, les conseils scolaires de l’Ontario sont à court d’argent. Voici les chiffres.

L’année passée, les changements au financement de l’éducation en Ontario se sont apparentés à un spectacle de tours de passe-passe. Des annonces contradictoires du gouvernement, l’emploi de termes brumeux tels que « protection contre l’attrition » et des transferts d’argent entre les différentes enveloppes budgétaires ont généré une confusion générale sur ce…
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As the new school year starts, Ontario school boards are strapped for cash. Here’s by how much.

Over the past year, following changes to education funding in Ontario has felt like watching a cups and ball magic trick. Contradictory government announcements, the usage of obtuse terms such as “attrition protection,” and the moving of money between funding envelopes have created a general sense of confusion as to…
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Canadians should expect better health care for all, not settle for less

We are days away from the start of the next federal election. As political parties of all stripes take to the campaign trails, we can expect there will be a good deal of discussion about what’s to be done to fix Canada’s health care system. But when we talk about…
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