The Ontario government has tabled its election budget. Public services got short shrift.
For Ontario’s sake, we must do more
The budget attempts to turn the page from COVID-19, but the pandemic is still raging and there’s little vision for a future economy that deals with the province's many challenges
The province would be prudent to prioritize keeping essential services public
Privatization of liquor. Asset sales. Public service cuts. Saskatchewan went down this road out of deficit fears. It didn’t work. Other provinces should heed this lesson.
Nova Scotians deserve a government that learns the lessons of the past to build a better tomorrow
Exploring the structural, organizational and systemic barriers to equitable public transit service, using the Thunder Bay system as a case study.
Electric vehicles have emerged as the poster child of the zero-carbon economy. If we could only manage to replace all our internal combustion engines with batteries, it seems, we’d be well on our way to a greener world. But is achieving net-zero emissions really that straightforward? And is a society and economy dependent on personal vehicles—zero-emission though they may be—actually the future we aspire to?
With oil prices rising, now would be a very good time to start thinking about making enhancements to social investment over the long term
Is the public really getting more bang for its buck?
If new revenues go to tax cuts, not public services, we will all pay the price
If the provincial government needs more money—and it certainly does—then why has it been giving so much away?
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