Populism can be a good starting point for political action. What really matters is: where do you go then? The difference with right-wing populism is that it rejects the social route.
As the Minister's Panel on Education reviews Nova Scotia's public education system, what lessons should they take from 25 years of education reform in the U.S.?
What is our public education system for? To judge by much of the talk from politicians and business, education is a matter of preparing students to be workers in a vaguely defined "new economy."
Dr. Kara Santokie
Enough with Rob Ford's sexist, racist and homophobic words! Toronto needs a mayor who will address the links between City Council, social policy and the silencing of the voices of women.
A new direction for Canada means rebuilding the inter-generational bargain between young and old; focusing spending on improving social determinants of health; and making the economy climate-friendly.
There's a simple measure Manitobans can take to reduce their risk of cancer: urge the province to ban lawn and garden pesticides this spring.
Results of the Mental Health Commission of Canada's At Home/Chez Soi homelessness study will be released today in Ottawa. Here are 10 things you should know about this study.
In light of The Economist's surprising choice of Uruguay as its first ever "country of the year," we have a post on Uruguay's successes in building a more sustainable economic and social model.
Manitoba's homegrown approach to community development is being studied by other cities looking for ways to deal with the complex challenges of poverty and social exclusion.
Last week, I gave a presentation on public policy responding to homelessness in Canada, with a focus on the past decade.