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Trudeau Government delivers Speech from the Throne

Trudeau Government delivers Speech from the Throne

The Trudeau government has spent more than two years scrambling to respond to events: SNC-Lavalin, Trump’s tariffs and CUMSA, Chinese hostage diplomacy, Trudeau’s blackface, a new minority Parliament, Iranian missiles, Indigenous blockades, and, the ultimate disruptor, COVID-19. Today’s Throne Speech, read by Governor-General Julie Payette, and an

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BC Premier calls Early Election

BC Premier calls Early Election

After days of speculation, BC Premier John Horgan today announced the dissolution of his New Democratic Party’s (NDP) minority government and called an election to take place on Saturday, October 24th, a full year ahead of the next scheduled election.  In a plea to voters to choose

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Municipal Priorities for 2020 and Beyond: Part One

Municipal Priorities for 2020 and Beyond: Part One

By Michael Fenn and John Matheson, with contributions from members of StrategyCorp’s Municipal Practice Team Pundits and forecasters are unsure about the future – with the downstream impacts of COVID-19, the reckoning with institutional racism,  fallout from the impending U.S. election, disruptive changes in the economy and

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How to Translate Populism into 2022 Votes

How to Translate Populism into 2022 Votes

How does a government convert high polling numbers during a pandemic into re-election nearly two years from now? The Ford government finds itself asking this question daily, and now it will make choices in part to navigate its way to a second term. To that end the

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The Future of Ontario’s Workers

The Future of Ontario's Workers

The StrategyCorp Institute of Public Policy and Economy’s white paper, The Future of Ontario’s Workers, examines the impact of the future of work and COVID-19 on Ontario’s labour force and how Ontario’s 24 public colleges can be empowered to tackle those challenges. The 17 recommendations outlined in

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