Caregivers’ contribution to care is valued at approximately $97.1 billion. For context, that’s more than double what the federal government spends on health transfers to the provinces each year.
On Sunday, November 5th the clocks will roll back in the proverbial “Fall Back” and we will be returned to standard time. Yes, we will gain an extra hour of sleep. But at what cost?
A play for millennial voters, particularly by solving the housing crisis, could lead to long-term political gains by locking down a key cohort of voters.
There is a strong likelihood that defining national identity may be a fool’s errand for governments. Our identity may be organic—growing from the ground up over the course of our 156 years. But the issue of national unity—an ever-present reality in Canada—looms large.
The most recent season of the U.K.’s Clarkson’s Farm is a fantastic case study in how government regulations can become totally separated from the reality on the ground and how red tape can prevent local people from simply making a living.
In order for Ontario to move into permanent Daylight Savings Time, Quebec and New York State must follow suit. The good news: a critical mass of support for this measure is building across the American States.
If we want to have productive debates about the most effective public policy, then we must escape our tendency for binary thinking along polarized lines. Let’s consider how to best equip youth to be better citizens and improve our civic culture in the long run.
Ottawa’s LRT is one of the 999 in 1000 projects that fail because it didn’t come in on time, on budget, or with the intended benefits. Moreover, it followed the trajectory of public transit projects across Canada.
The time change has been linked to, amongst other findings, an 8-percent spike in depression rates, a 24-percent increase in heart attacks amongst at-risk populations, an 8-percent increase in strokes, and a 10-percent increase in fatal car crashes.
Ottawa's municipal election is an opportunity for inspiration, but the candidates must make the case
This election should be a real debate between Left and Right over what the future of Ottawa will look like. If polling is to be believed, the Left is doing a much better job defining the choice.