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MacEachen Institute’s fall speaker series

MacEachen Institute’s fall speaker series

I’m a Founding Fellow in the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance. Every fall, MIPP organizes a speaker series...

Nova Scotia finally signs its bilateral agreement to access National Housing Strategy funding

Nova Scotia finally signs its bilateral agreement to access National Housing Strategy funding

Since the National Housing Strategy was rolled out in fall 2017, Nova Scotians have been waiting to hear how funds...

Canada’s health research funding is gender-biased

Canada’s health research funding is gender-biased

Dr. Holly Witteman’s research results are probably not surprising to female academics, professionals, or job applicants. Gender bias is real, and...

Has Alexandra Elbakyan changed the academic publishing world?

Has Alexandra Elbakyan changed the academic publishing world?

Two years ago, writer Simon Oxenham at Big Think broke the story of Alexandra Elbakyan, a researcher from Kazakhstan dubbed the...

Video from our Over the Line Symposium

Video from our Over the Line Symposium

For those who missed the event, you can read my summary here and watch the video on social justice issues...

Canadian cities benefit from much-needed transit funding

Canadian cities benefit from much-needed transit funding

On March 22, the federal budget was announced, including $2.2 billion over the next 11 years to cities for transit...

Halifax Transit offers discounted passes to low-income riders

Halifax Transit offers discounted passes to low-income riders

Many cities offer free or discounted transit passes for the low-income population, which can include seniors and students. Vancouver’s TransLink...

Vancouver book launch

Vancouver book launch

Liberals restore Canada to the 21st century in just 24 hours

Liberals restore Canada to the 21st century in just 24 hours

Well, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau started off with a bang. On his first day in office, Trudeau made history by...

Canadians vote for change

Canadians vote for change

“Canadians have turned the page on ten long years, and they reject a politics of fear and division.”  –NDP Leader Tom Mulcair...