June has gained a reputation for yielding landmark court rulings on LGBTQ issues. This reputation is fitting: June is Pride Month. In June 2003,...Read More Can the majority leave space for traditional views on marriage?
(This article has been translated into French.) Canada, like most federal countries, needs equalization to ease the consequences of regional inequalities, namely the uneven quality...Read More The challenge for Canada’s equalization program
Newly elected Premier Doug Ford has declared that resource development within northern Ontario’s Ring of Fire mining area will be a priority for his...Read More A sustainable plan for Ontario’s Ring of Fire
Getting citizens engaged with politics and mobilizing them to participate in elections is a significant challenge at any level of government. There is a...Read More Candidate recruitment in municipal elections
Public health researchers have long known that poverty and poor health are linked, but new evidence suggests that social assistance — the government system...Read More Social assistance is not improving health
Next year’s federal budget may be months away, but preparations have already begun in earnest. The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance’s call...Read More Fiscal policy must be sustainable over the long term
This article has been translated from French. Bill C-75, the criminal justice reform bill, aims to provide better protection for vulnerable individuals. Federal Justice Minister...Read More Parents in prison: A public policy blind spot
It’s now official: as of October 17, 2018, Canada will become the first G7 nation to legalize both medical and adult-use recreational cannabis. It’s...Read More Four issues to be resolved in cannabis legalization