Insight

Influence peddling! Is it a Liberal game?

How did this become a Liberal thing? Selling influence with their government seems so Tory and yet the egregious, bald-faced sale of access to office holders infects Liberals, festering in both Ottawa and Queen’s Park. It’s so utterly corrupt that ...

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Improve teacher working conditions: dump bad ideas

In a recent presentation to the Premier’s Task Force on Improving Education Outcomes, the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association presented compelling scientific and anecdotal data showing that the working conditions for classroom teachers are not good. Classes include many students ...

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CIJA Launches LGBTQ+ advisory council

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) has the established an LGBTQ+ Advisory Council. CIJA Chair David J. Cape issued the following statement: “Our LGBTQ+ family and friends are an integral part of the Jewish people and Canadian society ...

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CIJA praises anti-hate crimes vote

The House of Commons voted to pass Bill C-305 at Second Reading Feb. 9, 2017. In response, Shimon Fogel, CEO of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), issued the following statement: “We applaud all parties in Parliament for voting ...

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Protect your kids when they’re online

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) is introducing a new, free resource to help parents talk online safety with their kids.online kids Safety Rocks is an activity book aimed at children in Grades 3 and 4. Jack, Olivia ...

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News in an economically depressed media era

At the end of January 2017, the Public Policy Forum released its much-anticipated report on the Canadian media industry.  The report echoed several policy amendments for which our association has long supported. In particular, changes to section 19 of the Income ...

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