It’s time Canada had a national dialogue on a basic income guarantee

It’s time Canada had a national dialogue on a basic income guarantee

A basic income guarantee has been back in the news a lot lately, thanks to Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson, Elon Musk and other tech giants who have been publicly endorsing the concept. But it’s not just talk in Canada. Ontario is piloting a basic income across three cities, Quebec has brought in a basic income […]

Is it time for major tax reform?

Is it time for major tax reform?

Should the loudest voices prevail on proposed tax reform — even if it is shrill hyperbole?

Should the loudest voices prevail on proposed tax reform — even if it is shrill hyperbole?

What do doctors really have to fear from the feds’ tax crackdown?

What do doctors really have to fear from the feds’ tax crackdown?

The sky is falling on small business – or is it?

The sky is falling on small business – or is it?

Does Canada need to worry about the same festering malaise that has disrupted the United States?

Does Canada need to worry about the same festering malaise that has disrupted the United States?

For many Canadians, the outcome of the United States election has been a shock. Trump’s campaign, as inarticulate and venal as it was, tapped into important and deeply rooted realities, realities that may contain lessons for Canada too.

Growing income gap poses a health risk to all

Growing income gap poses a health risk to all

Certain Canadian commentators are bringing forth a strange critique of public health, suggesting that physicians and public health experts, charged with caring for the health of Canadians, should not concern themselves with the root causes of illness and stick to a narrow range of health interventions.