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Ford Declares State of Emergency in Ontario

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has declared a state of emergency in Ontario to enhance social distancing measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. It has become clear in media reports that many bars and restaurants were remaining open and that many individuals were not staying away from… Continue Reading Ford Declares State of Emergency in Ontario

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COVID-19: Canada Restricts Travelers from Outside North America

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced additional measures today to slow the spread of COVID-19 focusing on enhanced restrictions for travelers, including: Closing Canada’s border to all travelers who are not Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Canada (and in both cases, their families), U.S. citizens, flight crews and… Continue Reading COVID-19: Canada Restricts Travelers from Outside North America

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Ontario: Latest Steps to battle COVID-19 

Earlier today, Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Ministers Christine Elliott (Deputy Premier and Minister of Health) Rod Phillips (Minister of Finance), and Monte McNaughton (Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development) held a press conference to provide the Government of Ontario’s latest steps in relation to COVID-19.   Following the decision… Continue Reading Ontario: Latest Steps to battle COVID-19 

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Canada Moves to Tackle Economic Challenges of COVID-19

Details and Analysis Canada’s Parliament has adjourned until April 20, 2020 and the federal Budget, originally scheduled for March 30, 2020, will be postponed to a future date.  Parliament also provided the ability for the government to spend additional dollars, which will be subject to review by… Continue Reading Canada Moves to Tackle Economic Challenges of COVID-19

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Unlocking the Ring of Fire

Unlocking the Ring of Fire

By: Mitchell Davidson Every year in the first week of March the mining world congregates in Toronto for the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada annual convention. Once again, one of the main topics of conversation is the Ring of Fire, a unique chromite and nickel deposit… Continue Reading Unlocking the Ring of Fire

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How Canada’s Ambassador for Women, Peace, and Security can use her global experience to make a local impact

How Canada’s Ambassador for Women, Peace, and Security can use her global experience to make a local impact

By Alicia Sinclair This year is the 20th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325, the first time the Security Council formally recognized the unique impact that conflict has on women. Considered the foundation for the Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) agenda globally, Resolution 1325 sought… Continue Reading How Canada’s Ambassador for Women, Peace, and Security can use her global experience to make a local impact

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It’s Time to ‘For the People’-ize Gaming in Ontario

It’s Time to ‘For the People’-ize Gaming in Ontario

Ontario’s gaming system is a confusing mess. A government-run monopoly on gaming leads to a system with competing incentives. On one hand, the government encourages trepidation, telling people to know their limit and play within it. On the other hand, the government has an incentive to grow… Continue Reading It’s Time to ‘For the People’-ize Gaming in Ontario

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How Do We Drive Ontario’s Auto Sector Forwards?

How Do We Drive Ontario's Auto Sector Forwards?

By Mitchell Davidson  The Canadian International Auto Show returns to Toronto on February 14th for patrons to see the latest and greatest in the automotive industry. Despite the excitement around the show, there will be fewer Canadian made cars on the floor than in recent memory. General… Continue Reading How Do We Drive Ontario’s Auto Sector Forwards?

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