Big government, big trouble? Defending the future of Canada’s climate policy

Big government, big trouble? Defending the future of Canada’s climate policy

The costs of climate change are piling up, yet almost 70 per cent of Canadians oppose the recent increase in the federal carbon price. Carbon prices work because when fossil fuels...
Tackling the causes of crime, not sending more people to jail, is the only way to fight it

Tackling the causes of crime, not sending more people to jail, is the only...

Canadians want to fight crime, but Conservative Party proposals to increase incarceration aren’t likely to work. Read more: ...
Niagara pre-emptively declares a state of emergency in anticipation of massive solar eclipse crowds

Niagara pre-emptively declares a state of emergency in anticipation of massive solar eclipse crowds

Officials estimate that the total solar eclipse on April 8 could prompt up to one million people to visit Canada’s Niagara Falls. In preparation, a pre-emptive state of emergency has...
4 school food program considerations based on insights from Newfoundland and Labrador

4 school food program considerations based on insights from Newfoundland and Labrador

This could be a shifting moment for Canada as the federal government moves to offer children at school access to a national school food program. Reflecting on my engagement with...
3 years after Canada’s landmark investment in child care, 3 priorities all levels of government should heed

3 years after Canada’s landmark investment in child care, 3 priorities all levels of...

Three years ago, the federal government announced the multi-billion-dollar Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care plan, with its cornerstone focus on reducing child-care costs to an average of $10 per...