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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Little merit to expensive moves stemming from org. review

The writing was on the wall a year ago when Woolwich decided it would drop $60,000 on an unneeded organizational review: the consultant’s report...

Ignorance is not bliss, nor is a decline into authoritarianism

There’s a difference between choosing to be ignorant and being kept that way. Given the state of our society, it’s easy to say that many...

Our love for tax refunds indicates we’re fine with forced savings

Tax season is now upon us, and millions of Canadians are looking forward to refunds. Experts –  particularly those that want commissions from investing...

Gearing up for yet another round of education unrest

It’s no surprise the Ford government has prompted unrest in the public-sector ranks, most notably of late among teachers. Activities such as the recent...

View From Here – April 11, 2019

A few of the early favourites as the Conservatives look to refresh the Ontario logo.

Game on, in support of road hockey

Though nothing like past instances that have provoked national media frenzies, last weekend’s demonstration of support for road hockey was quintessentially Canadian. Dozens of kids...

Tougher rules needed to make social media accountable

Adult, sane and in possession of a functional government, New Zealand moved quickly against deadly weapons following a mass shooting there. In neighbouring Australia,...