We at Politudes are happy to inform you about Social Canada. With weekly updates of news, research, developments in government and communities, Social Canada Social promises to be a valuable free source of information and analysis. As the title implies, they publish material in English or French, but they don’t translate. People who work in community … More Social Canada Social: A new Online Service
by Terrance Hunsley Another election season with its caricatures of professional wrestling. Personal insults. Skeletons in closets. Spending promises with unstated conditions and no accounting for results. Financial treats for major voting groups. Sound bites. Political theatre. It’s what we might call Pandering Politics, and it distorts democracy because it ignores how well Canada is … More Could Elections be about Measurable Goals?
by Terrance Hunsley The federal government recently announced a fund to compensate indigenous people who as children were taken from their families and put up for adoption by non-indigenous families. It was in response to a class action court case filed on behalf of about 16000 children taken by child welfare authorities from reserves in … More The Sixties Scoop Court Decision Reveals Problems in Children’s Protective Services