Global

The federal government’s proposed AI legislation misses the mark on protecting Canadians

The federal government’s proposed AI legislation misses the mark on protecting Canadians

There is global consensus among civil society, academia and industry that artificial intelligence adoption comes with risks and harms. Addressing these concerns have been marginal in Canada’s national AI strategy....
The war in Gaza risks pulling in Hezbollah and Lebanon

The war in Gaza risks pulling in Hezbollah and Lebanon

The devastating war in Gaza is now in its sixth month, and the figures are alarming: more than 33,000 Palestinians have been killed. Almost one-third of the population is suffering...
Textbook economics is badly flawed when it comes to climate change

Textbook economics is badly flawed when it comes to climate change

The federal carbon tax increase that has raised gas prices by three cents per litre in most Canadian provinces has been met by nationwide protests, many featuring slurs against Prime...
The Dutch are aiming to quarantine populism. Should the rest of the world follow suit?

The Dutch are aiming to quarantine populism. Should the rest of the world follow...

In November 2023, Geert Wilders’ stridently anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim party swept the Dutch elections in what the media called a political earthquake. The magnitude of his win came as a shock...
Single mothers in particular would benefit from more subsidized housing in Canada

Single mothers in particular would benefit from more subsidized housing in Canada

Like many countries, Canada is currently facing a housing affordability crisis. Housing prices have increased at double the rate of income growth over the past two decades. Between 2021 and...