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As one of his first policy proposals, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to replace Canada’s first-past-the-post electoral system with a system that “[better] reflects and represents” Canadians and makes “every vote count.”

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Years of adhering to the status-quo and simply pumping money into the system has done little to address the fundamental problems with Canada's health-care system.

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It’s always justifiable to question why we are compelled to support the arts, but it’s all the more understandable that taxpayers recoil at arts funding when that art is particularly esoteric and inaccessible.

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In his book, the former Federal Reserve chairman confesses that the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department were powerless to prevent Lehman Brothers from failing.
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The company behind the Keystone XL pipeline has asked the U.S. State Department to suspend its permit application.
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A reoccurring narrative in the income inequality debate is that top earners don’t pay their “fair share” of taxes. The data, however, paint a different picture.

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Business investment is no longer the driving force of capital formation in Ontario. In its place, investment by the public sector has nearly doubled.

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Canada's lack of competitiveness will put Canadian manufacturing in a poor position to take advantage of opportunities via the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement.

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The notion that women face wage discrimination of anything approaching the magnitude of 30-cents-on-the-dollar (tantamount to a 30 per cent wage gap) has been widely discredited.

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With independent school enrolment rising even as the school-age population shrinks, the share of students enrolled in independent schools is growing all across the country.