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Why major Canadian railways must no longer be permitted to police themselves

Why major Canadian railways must no longer be permitted to police themselves

Major railways in Canada, alone among private sector corporations, have their own police forces with full investigative and jurisdictional powers over accidents on, or near, their property. These unique powers...
For Canadians with disabilities, multiple types of support were important during COVID-19

For Canadians with disabilities, multiple types of support were important during COVID-19

Canadians who lost their incomes and accumulated debt during COVID-19 are still struggling to recover financially. Between 2019 and 2022, one-third fewer Canadians said they had an emergency fund that...
Why Vladimir Putin still has widespread support in Russia

Why Vladimir Putin still has widespread support in Russia

During the early stages of Vladimir Putin’s “special military operation” in Ukraine, there was speculation in the western media that his days as Russian leader were numbered. As Ukrainians fought...
Why Ottawa’s efforts to get Google and Facebook to pay for news content misses the mark

Why Ottawa’s efforts to get Google and Facebook to pay for news content misses...

We have seen drastic changes in the media industry over the last two decades. Between 2008 and 2021, more than 450 news outlets closed across Canada and at least one-third...
Canada became less British during her reign

Canada became less British during her reign

The death of Queen Elizabeth, the longest reigning monarch in British history, marks the end of an era for Canada. Elizabeth witnessed the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway...