Provinces shouldn't prevent Canadians from seeking compensation if an essential service provider’s unreasonable acts cause COVID-19 infection.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford has presented an image of deep concern and empathy for the victims of COVID-19. But he's flailing when it comes to delivering proactive measures to fight the pandemic.
Amidst calls to defund the police, political leaders are increasing police budgets, arguing — incorrectly — that increasing police surveillance capacities will help provide accountability.
If Ontario's de-streaming of high schools isn't accompanied with other efforts to address cultural norms and values, streaming in many other forms and guises will continue.
Albertans expect a draft agreement for performance-based funding for universities — but here's why it should be scrapped.
The extraordinary scope and scale of the COVID-19 disaster at Canada's long-term care centres would seem to warrant a public inquiry. But there are no guarantees there will actually be one.
The COVID-19 crisis has raised major questions about the viability of the economic, business and employment models that corporate and industry lobbyists are arguing for a return to.
Energy-efficiency initiatives are consistently identified as the lowest impact and most cost-effective means of meeting energy needs. Why isn't Ontario focusing on them?
Ontario's approach to assessing the environmental impacts of mining in the Ring of Fire region couldn't address concerns about the cumulative consequences of development.
For some teachers, this week's rotating strikes in Ontario are a chilling reminder of the school fallout of 1995-2002, when Mike Harris was premier.
Plans to reduce emissions quickly are seductive but can stall. Climate initiatives should end dependence on fossil energy and pursue a path towards a more just and equitable society.
Nuclear power isn't needed to meet Ontario’s electricity needs. And the absence of nuclear power won't have any impact on emissions in Ontario's energy sector.
The Conservative party’s problems with social conservatism will not be solved solely by electing a new leader. An entirely new approach is required.
There's been one notable exception to Doug Ford's supposed willingness to change direction: the environment.
The survival of Ontario student associations, and the services they provide, depends on whether the government finds a way to lawfully implement its Student Choice Initiative after a legal defeat.
Sport tips for the Ontario government on how to make good climate change policy.
Ontario high school labour negotiations broke down over student quality of learning — including mandatory e-learning. Ontario has yet to explain how this will work for students with special needs.
A truly new approach to combating bullying would investigate the factors that make bullying attractive, rewarding and legitimized in the first place, both in schools and beyond.
Frustration at intergenerational inequity captures the views of many contemporary education worker activists and environmentalists alike.
For high school students, e-learning is best introduced in face-to-face classes where teachers can meet a greater range of learning needs -- not as a completely online experience.