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Is it really addressing homelessness and affordability?

Is it really addressing homelessness and affordability?

The National Housing Strategy (NHS) is a 10-year, $72-billion effort launched in 2017 to address key areas in the Canadian housing landscape. Its goals include increasing housing affordability and reducing...
How Canada plans to break records with its new refugee targets

How Canada plans to break records with its new refugee targets

Every November, Canada’s immigration minister presents an annual report to Parliament that includes immigration targets for the next three years. This year, these immigration targets have grabbed headlines for their...
Preventing use of the notwithstanding clause is a bad idea — and unnecessary

Preventing use of the notwithstanding clause is a bad idea — and unnecessary

During the Cold War era, American military strategists thought the Soviet Union would be deterred from dropping a nuclear bomb on North America only if the United States also built...
Iran is using every effort to crush protesters intent on a revolution — except hearing them out

Iran is using every effort to crush protesters intent on a revolution — except hearing...

Iran has entered the second month of upheaval with an average of one child murder a day by the Basij, part of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), amid the crackdown...
Jair Bolsonaro lost in Brazil, but his threat to democracy remains

Jair Bolsonaro lost in Brazil, but his threat to democracy remains

The days leading up to the recent Brazilian election were tense, violent and desperate. Days before the run-off vote on Oct. 30, 2022, Carla Zambelli, a congresswoman and outspoken Jair...