The perishable nature of agri-food products makes any delay at the Canada-U.S. border costly to farmers, businesses and consumers.
Affordable housing has become a middle-class problem, and Ontario’s latest housing report reflects an approach that continues to marginalize those with the greatest need.
The Ontario government has, under Doug Ford, revised policies and approaches in favour of developers. Policy reform is essential to address the growing problem of unaffordable housing.
The Ring of Fire Regional Assessment is Canada’s first opportunity to apply new legislative tools to co-operating with Indigenous jurisdictions. But the government is messing up.
After Premier Doug Ford announced “positive news,” I think about the widening inequality in our province, who the news is “positive” for and the death of caremongering.
As people living in long-term care homes brave another lockdown, communication is key and the presence of family members (virtually or through the window) is needed.
For youth under state guardianship the state has assumed the role of the parent. But state parenting falls short of how most people would treat their children.
Canadians need to rethink their relationship to the pandemic by learning to live in a state of continual disaster for the foreseeable future.
Increased motorboat activity has resulted in an alarming increase in turtle injuries. Northern map turtles are an at-risk species, and boat collisions threaten their survival.
The right to disconnect can be the catalyst an organization needs to review its workplace policies. But what’s really needed is a cultural shift that gives workers more control over how they work.
This approach would cause an outcry, but when it comes to homelessness, addressing only the symptoms has been the norm.
Provincial regulations have major implications for the freedom of expression exercised by individuals and organizations in Ontario in the months leading up to the June election.
Problems include no fields, no courts for games, no playgrounds, no bike racks and no traffic-calming surrounding the school. Bringing in minimum standards is important.
Noront Resources share prices are climbing, but so too is Indigenous opposition to its proposing mining projects in the Ring of Fire. Now the mine’s viability is being called into question.
Public-health messaging and strained health-care resources during COVID-19 have meant fewer in-person exams. For some children with brain cancer, this can have devastating consequences.
Some of the worst risks of earthquakes are in a zone running from the Great Lakes to the St. Lawrence River that includes major cities like Toronto, Ottawa and Québec City.
Southern Québec is warming twice as rapidly as the rest of the world due to the progressive loss of snow cover. An average annual warming of 3 C to 6 C is expected by the end of the century.
Sudbury was once known as one of the world’s most polluted cities. But it transformed itself with the help of the mining industry.
Virtual education piggybacked onto classroom learning demonstrates a lack of respect for teachers, student equity and public education.
The effects of Ontario’s compulsory school immunization show there are advantages and disadvantages of requiring vaccination.