Proposed cuts to French-language services in Ontario by Doug Ford’s government have sparked outrage and resistance among the province’s francophones and francophiles. Thousands of...Read More Francophobia an unlikely reason for Ontario language cuts
Between 2011 and 2015, teachers in Houston had their job performance evaluated by a “data-driven” appraisal algorithm called the Educational Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS)....Read More The future of workers’ rights in the AI age
Justin Trudeau set off a social media firestorm during the G20 summit in Argentina in November when he said, “Even big infrastructure projects, you...Read More Why are we so afraid of gender-based analysis?
(This article has been translated into French.) Canadians are living longer. Unfortunately, our hospitals aren’t ready for them. Canadians older than 65 use over...Read More Hospitals are needlessly risky for frail seniors
The changing world of work is also a changing world of pay, a world that will likely lean toward greater wage-rate inequalities, stagnating incomes...Read More Enhancing the financial and human capital of lower income children
In 19th-century England, a group of textile workers and weavers went on a rampage, destroying industrial equipment and machinery. They were known as the...Read More Managing the risks and opportunities of job automation
How much will jobs change due to technological advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence? Recent national and international reports suggest that specific job...Read More Will automation worsen job prospects for vulnerable workers?
There has been a lot of talk about getting rid of birthright citizenship in Canada and the United States. President Trump recently announced he...Read More Revoking birthright citizenship would affect everyone
The drumbeat for a basic income continues. Canada’s business sector has recently promoted the idea, and reaction to the cancellation of the Ontario Basic...Read More Implementing a basic income will be complex