Ontario’s cap-and-trade cancellation to leave $3 billion fiscal hole

The Ford government’s cancellation of Ontario’s cap-and-trade system will leave a $3 billion hole in the province’s books, according to a new report from Ontario’s Financial Accountability Officer (FAO), while simultaneously gutting programs designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Yet the high-profile abdication of the province’s flagship environmental policy won’t…
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‘We shouldn’t “get used to” harassment’

Talking with kids about sex, consent, and healthy relationships. View the story ‘We shouldn’t “get used to” harassment’ Talking with kids about sex, consent, and healthy relationships By Erika Shaker When I think back to how I was taught sex ed, I remember my grade 7 phys ed teacher perched…
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The Ford government’s superficial arguments against pharmacare

Ontario’s new Progressive Conservative government is rejigging OHIP+, a modest but promising pharmacare policy introduced by the previous Liberal government, allegedly to make more efficient use of tax dollars. Where the short-lived program covered most prescription drug costs for people under 25, OHIP+ will now only cover people without individual…
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