Northern Reflections: The Juggernaut Continues

The Ontario legislature is currently debating Doug Ford’s budget. That document, Fred Hahn writes, is another example of what Naomi Klein has dubbed “disaster capitalism:” When we factor in inflation and population growth, base funding will decrease for education at all levels, social services, and municipalities. Funding for health care,

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Northern Reflections: Difficult Times

Chrystia Freeland delivers her economic update today. Chantal Hebert writes that, for Freeland, today is an inflection point: Monday’s long-awaited federal fiscal update will be Chrystia Freeland’s first major solo performance as finance minister. She will need to make it count as it may also be her next-to-last in this

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Northern Reflections: No Easy Task

David Brooks has an interesting column in this morning’s New York Times. Brooks seeks to explain why so many people are open to believing conspiracy theories: We live in a country in epistemological crisis, in which much of the Republican Party has become detached from reality. Moreover, this is not

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