The provincial government has funding to support non-police safety and well-being initiatives — but 99 per cent of it just supplements police budgets.
Modern dating techniques are providing new time frames for indigenous settlements in Northeast North America, free from the Eurocentric bias that previously led to incorrect assumptions.
During a pandemic, a home birth starts looking better every second. Midwives with their specialized skills in low-risk normal birth can be of great service.
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.
The Canadian soldiers who took part in one of the biggest feats of the War of 1812 included Black soldiers of the 104th New Brunswick Regiment of Foot.
Investing billions in refurbishing nuclear generating stations doesn't make economic sense as the cost of renewables fall dramatically.
The digitization of health care in Canada has been a bumpy ride — due to lack of focus on governance, and lack of emphasis on interoperability, transparency and accountability.
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.
Hospital overcrowding in Ontario is at an all-time high. And the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario just passed a policy that will make it worse.
Are our brains wired to favour growth over environmentally rational decisions?
Doug Ford's government is undercutting the environment by giving business and development the upper hand.
Proposed new legislation in Ontario will make it much harder to sue the provincial government for its negligence or bad faith.
In the midst of a public health crisis, with increasing rates of death from opioid overdose, the Ontario government is clawing back life-saving measures.
From tackling the opioid crisis to preventing pandemic flu, a strong public health infrastructure is essential. Proposed cuts in Ontario will be disastrous.
A historian reflects on the meaning of an aunt's rural and war-time memoir, flagged for her attention when she was aged 13 by the then-81-year-old elder.
A ruling by the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal recognizes the threat of climate change, but its approach is too narrow.
There's an apparent emerging Doug Ford doctrine in Ontario of short-term gain for long-term pain. It threatens to embed long-term structural costs for the province and its taxpayers.
The recent decision by the Ontario government to drastically cut funds for legal aid will cause hardship for many low-income residents of Ontario and for refugees claimants.