Ontario's premier is drawing faulty parallels between Franco-Ontarians and Anglo-Quebecers when it comes to the services available to them in each province.
Low-income, less-educated parents with non-standard work schedules rely most on home child-care providers whose rules would be relaxed under proposed legislation.
Ontario's new environment plan scores poorly on conservative ethos.
Christian right groups in Canada may not have the same resources as their American counterparts. They are, nonetheless, attracting supporters by borrowing some U.S. tactics.
To read English-Canadian media, you would think that Québec’s anglophones are under greater threat than the rest of the country's minority language communities. Why the selective outrage?
Premier Doug Ford’s proposal to downgrade Ontario’s environmental watchdog is bad news for the environment, public health and safety, and evidence-based decision-making.
In order to address a warming planet over the medium and long-term, climate policy must be designed to be adaptable and indeed attractive to those across the political spectrum.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's Conservative govenment is showing interventionist tendencies that undermine its free-market claims.
Ontario's Conservative government, despite its "for the people" slogan, is repealing basic protections for the province's most vulnerable workers.
Threats by two of Canada's newest premiers to invoke the notwithstanding clause send a clear message to the federal Liberals: Ontario and Quebec do not play by the rules.
Rationality is the newest casualty of populist philosophy.
City council is a level of government deserving of recognition and autonomy. That's why Toronto must continue to fight Ontario's attempt to exert its will over the city.
Right-wing populists have exploited key weaknesses in liberal democratic society that were exacerbated by the failure of political leaders to respond effectively to the 2008 financial crisis.
The notion that religious groups are opposed to sex-ed is simply not true. And our youth need it more than ever to take control over their lives, their bodies and their decisions.
The Ford government in Ontario is taking aim at free speech on the province's campuses. But is it addressing a problem that doesn't exist?
Ontario's recent threat to use the notwithstanding clause to reduce the size of Toronto's city council is a reminder that municipalities have little protection under the Constitution.
Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Education Lisa Thompson have told elementary school teachers to expect curriculum change directives for "back to basics" mathematics, a move that could hurt students.
Ontario must quickly create rules for cannabis stores. How the Ford government decides to regulate retailers will have a major impact on how many retailers will get into the business.
Doug Ford’s wielding of the notwithstanding clause is part of a broader opposition to judicial activism that has developed among right-wing politicians and academics in the post-Charter era.
Environmentalists claimed victory when a court ruling put the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on hold. But delaying or cancelling the project would also impact Canada's climate change strategy.