Ontario budget a deficit-funded election platform for Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government

With its eye on the crucial June election, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Liberal government has created a deficit-funded election budget proposing social policy expansions, investments, and progressive expenditures on key issues such as child care, health care, and pharmacare.

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Lauren Bialystok: Empty Schools Campaign denies children essential education

Opponents of Ontario’s sex education curriculum are denying children essential education, argues Lauren Bialystok, an Assistant Professor of Ethics and Education at the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.

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New study reveals best and worst cities to be a woman in Canada

A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows that Quebec is the best province for a Canadian woman in five areas: economic security, leadership, health, personal security, and education.

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Canada: Investment in Aboriginal Early Childhood Development Needed

Kathy Mallet says Indigenous peoples in Canada still suffer the effects of poverty, systematic racism, colonization, the sixties scoop and the residential schools experience, urges investment in Aboriginal early childhood development.

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Harper Conservatives failing BC’s First Nations children: PBO report

A report released by the Parliamentary Budget Officer on Thursday reveals that the Harper Conservatives are underfunding on-reserve First Nation schools in British Columbia by $13 million annually.

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