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.
Environmental taxes encourage consumers to conserve energy or switch to less carbon-intensive fuels.
The very short list of winners, and a growing list of losers, in Doug Ford’s Ontario does not bode well for the government’s political future -- or the province.
An autism policy researcher and the mother of an affected child weighs in on the recent changes announced to the Ontario Autism Program.
In examining and addressing opportunity gaps for racialized students in schools, school boards must learn to account for present-day and historical inequities.
Bankrupt oil and gas companies must clean up old wells, yet taxpayers are still stuck with the bill for abandoned mines.
A two-tier, for-profit health-care system will not end "hallway medicine" in Ontario or elsewhere; evidence from around the world shows that private payment increases wait times for the majority.
Research has found that wind turbines decrease property values in Ontario, but only when the community is opposed to their presence.
Canada's top-down approach to designing its climate policy has failed. It needs to find ways to engage with individuals.
The Ontario government and the Ontario Medical Association are currently engaged in arbitration to determine how family doctors will be paid.
Ontario's new environment plan scores poorly on conservative ethos.
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.
Instead of getting "back to basics" to improve math skills, we should make math literacy a priority by developing, attracting and supporting skilled teachers, and improving math literacy at home.
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.