It has been a year since Bill 10, the latest health and social services reform came into effect, and as anyone who has had contact with our institutions knows, you do not want to get sick.
It should come as no surprise that the director of professional services responsible for St. Mary’s Hospital resigned last month, barely two years after her appointment.
Events last month in Ottawa and at McGill University have rekindled debate over the decade-old campaign that promotes boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) aimed at Israel and Israeli firms.
It was a breath of fresh air—a leader and now prime minister ready and willing to talk to ordinary Canadians, and ministers who answer media questions.
The victory of the Justin Trudeau Liberals marks the re-emergence of the centre and moderate left as representative of the mainstream of Canadian political culture, a cause for celebration.
It’s been a long ten years with Stephen Harper and his Conservatives running the country and it is high time to change direction.