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Ford sells out his base with reversal on sex ed

August 23, 2019 Ford sells out his base with reversal on sex ed This week, Ontario's education minister announced that the province's sex-ed program was going back to the future. The new curriculum would be almost identical to the 2015 curriculum....

Ethics and truth in election advertising

August 22, 2019 Ethics and truth in election advertising Ready or not, we are embarking on an experiment to see whether Harper's legacy of election laws can support an actual election. For example, take the ethics commissioner. ...

Precarious work looms large in bargaining impasse for University of Victoria lecturers

Zaid Noorsumar Sarah (not her real name) has been teaching at the University of Victoria for over 15 years. Unlike many of her colleagues, she is lucky enough to be teaching full-time with benefits.  However, as a sessional lecturer, her job is n...

When corporate interests hijack government, beware claims about 'public interest'

August 21, 2019 When corporate interests hijack government, beware claims about 'public interest' Nearly any democratic institution in Canada is susceptible to manipulation by corporate interests, making claims about serving the "public interest" o...

How Canada's libraries are bridging social-service gaps

August 20, 2019 How Canada's libraries are bridging social-service gaps Public libraries are changing how they serve vulnerable and marginalized patrons -- and proving that they're home to more than just books. ...