Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tax Audits on Canadian Charities Criticized   

Politics

Dean Beeby, reporting for The Canadian Press, as published by The Huffington Post: The Conservative government has stepped up its scrutiny of the political activities of charities, adding fresh money for more audits, and casting its net well beyond the … Continue reading →

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Who really benefits from Canada’s tax giveaways?   

Politics

Kayle Hatt, writing for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives ‘Behind the Numbers’ blog: On Tuesday, the Parliamentary Budget Office released their long awaited costing and distributional analysis of the tax measures implemented since the Harper government has been in … Continue reading →

Friday, June 6, 2014

Quebec to adopt right-to-die legislation   

HealthPolitics

Rhéal Séguin, reporting in The Globe and Mail: In a historic vote in the National Assembly, Quebec has become the first province to legalize doctor-assisted death as part of comprehensive end-of-life legislation. Bill 52, An Act respecting end-of-life care, received … Continue reading →

Friday, May 9, 2014

Net Neutrality Explained   

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A very accessible and entertaining video from Victoria Hart explaining the concept of net neutrality and why it should be preserved: If you don’t have 11 minutes to watch the video, here’s the Wikipedia definition of net neutrality: Net neutrality … Continue reading →