The dispute over the CBC’s access to the Ford government’s mandate letters to its new cabinet in 2018 is before the Supreme Court. But regardless of the outcome, it will not fix our broken access to information system whose problems go much deeper.
Protests are a legitimate part of democratic life. However, there are limits to what anyone will or should accept. The idea that people have the right to cosplay as revolutionaries and occupy a city indefinitely is utter nonsense.
Quebec is now set to implement a new provincial excise tax on vape and e-cigarette products, despite the fact that government health experts have promoted the products as viable tools to help quit smoking.
Despite the many attempts to do so, Jordan Peterson’s message will not be stifled, even when institutional regulators attempt to rein him in. We should worry for the rest of us, though, who do not have the same platform or support to resist progressivism’s pervasive reach.
The society can be loosely described as right-of-centre, and its members identify as libertarian, classically liberal, and conservative. But most of all, it’s the kind of group where the big laugh lines are inside jokes about constitutional interpretation.
This episode of Hub Dialogues features Sean Speer in conversation with Canadian Press journalist Laura Osman about the policy and political issues that dominated 2022, as well as what to watch for in 2023.
Despite all the uproar, the Act as written appears to be constitutional and consistent with our constitutional tradition, in which federalism is a foundational principle that does not entail central domination.