Andrew Parkin is an independent public policy analyst and consultant specializing in education. He was associate executive director of the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation and director general of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada.

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A country evenly divided on gay marriage

In August, during what is normally a slow news period, many Canadians were shaken from their hammocks as the federal government announced that it would not appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision on same-sex …

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Defining an appropriate federal role in education

Canada's economic recovery, competitiveness internationally and quality of life are all tied to our performance in education. It is perfectly understandable, therefore, that political leaders feel they should have something to say about how they plan …

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