The pothole I named ‘Greg Selinger’ is back. Now instead of uttering profanity when I hit it, I think of a check mark. Am I satisfied or unsatisfied by the actions of the current party in power?
One-third of Canadians say they will be heavily dependent on government pensions once they retire; 60% say they will find a part-time job, 40% are counting on inheritance, and 34% say their financial plan includes winning the lottery!
Living in a country with high levels of inequality damages us all, harming the physical and mental health of everyone in society, even those at or near the top of the socioeconomic scale.
For scholar Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, treaties are gifts obliging the signatories to accept and value each as equals. They’re embedded in the spiritual beliefs and traditions of aboriginal people.
It’s clear that poverty has devastating effects on children and families, but the federal government has yet to create a poverty reduction plan — despite numerous recommendations to do just that.
When all is said and done, it boils down to ‘intangibles’, and that penetrating question in the minds of voters “What have you done for me lately”.
Maybe there isn’t a problem with snow clearing. Maybe it’s just our expectations of snow clearing that are the problem and if we just expected less, all would be fine.
One thing I do remember about Neil, he always managed to rub people like teachers and principals the wrong way. Nowadays, he is challenging politicians and oil executives, while shaking the rest of us out of our comfort zone.
Because of two bye-elections taking place in rural Manitoba later this month, the government is refusing to release the report of a major public inquiry into the death of 5-year-old Phoenix Sinclair.
Building on local strengths is the key to cooling medical hot spots, which are areas where just a handful of citizens cost the health care system millions of dollars per year.