Studying Twitter in advance of the federal election has shown that the hashtag #FakeNews is being used to discredit Canadian mainstream media and create echo chambers.
A year after an infamous Twitter spat and the gruesome murder of Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, the Canada-Saudi relationship appears poised to return to business as usual, if it hasn't already.
Canada has the largest cohort of political staff in any Anglo-Westminster country. Is it time for reform?
Canada has lots of doctors. The challenge is that the people who need health-care services cannot access the right care.
We’re stuck with first-past-the-post electoral system in Canada, but that doesn’t mean we have to use our vote as nothing more than a veto of the worst possible option.
Conservatives share some of the same values as environmentalists. Tapping into these can help tackle climate change.
Three feminist scholars evaluate the political platforms of Canada's major political parties.
Canadians are more concerned about the environment than ever before. Here's how to judge a party leader's perspective on protecting biodiversity.
Three federal public policy changes impacting employed and contingent workers could significantly buffer anticipated impacts of automation, Artificial Intelligence and a changing economy.
Historically, the Canadian government supported Canadian innovation and discovery. This support will be threatened if a Conservative government is voted in.
The populist policies of Maxime Bernier's People's Party of Canada show a fundamental misunderstanding of how immigration has helped Canada's economy.
Alcohol is classified by the World Health Organization as a Class 1 carcinogen. Our next federal government must step up with an Alcohol Act and a strategy to reduce harms from this recreational drug.
Canada’s first serious attempt, and potentially last opportunity, to implement a national climate strategy hangs in the balance on Oct. 21. The Trudeau government is to blame for its precarity.
Polls show that climate change is one of the top-three issues for Canadians heading to the ballot box.
Politicians often make grand promises of more open government during an election campaign. But when it comes to cabinet secrecy, such promises should be implemented in a thoughtful manner.
There are a lot of reasons to criticize Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's handling of the SNC-Lavalin file. But on the matter of saving jobs, he got it right.
If Canadians want to advance financially, few policy innovations would offer the same boon to voters’ bank accounts than a public child-care program. So why doesn't it drive votes?
Development assistance has its problems. Nevertheless, it's crucial for reducing extreme poverty. And it fosters important international relations that benefit all Canadians.
If Canadians are to address the continuing significance of racism, we had better make up our minds to do so head on.
Election news coverage of party positions on abortion may confuse the public about the reality and legality of access in Canada.