Controversial amendments to Bill C-21 have been withdrawn after major opposition, with the Liberal government backtracking its own rhetoric on the issue. And yet even still, the bill in its current state misses the mark in two fundamental ways.
Absolving policymakers of responsibility for bad policymaking weakens support for democratic institutions at a time when we should be looking to strengthen them. And accepting that our governments can’t do better absolves policymakers of responsibility.
Today, former ambassador to China Dominic Barton will be the sole witness at a House of Commons committee hearing that is trying to make sense of the government’s huge expenditures on consultant contracts.
Research shows that porn consumption is associated with a raft of negative individual and collective consequences that warrant greater attention in Canada. Politicians across Canada, in general, are not addressing pornography, and Canadians pay the price.
This episode features Sean Speer in conversation with Cato Institute scholar Scott Lincicome about why government intervention in the labour force is often a fool’s errand and why market-based solutions are actually better for workers in the long run.
This episode features host Sean Speer in conversation with Manhattan Institute senior fellow and energy policy expert Mark Mills about technology and innovation, the limits of an energy transition, and why he thinks we are on the cusp of the “roaring 2020s.”