Understanding the current state of inequality through the lens of job polarization should shift the focus of our policy debates from taxing the rich to creating the next generation of good, middle-class jobs.
Housing advocates say that long-running debates have been settled and public opinion is beginning to accept that if we want housing affordability we first need to be able to build new housing without hindrance.
Looking at the latest Programme for International School Assessment data shows that there is both good news and bad news for Canada—we rank comparatively well, but our good scores are declining over time.
This episode of Hub Dialogues features Deani Van Pelt who breaks down the state of education policy in Canada and the prospects for a new, more child-centric model of learning that reflects the principle of “educational pluralism.”
Saskatchewan is much better off with its pluralist education system. A system that funds and recognizes only one type of school—the typical government-run variety—is unable to meet the full spectrum of student needs.
Think-tank veteran Charles Lammam joins Hub Dialogues to break down why so few external policy experts go into government and politics, plus what he learned from his own experience at the centre of government policymaking.