Features » October 20

November 3, 2020: Trump vs. Biden

It is not unduly pronounced to surmise that November 3, 2020 may go down in the annals of U.S. history as a day that eventually holds the significance of other landmark dates such as July 4, [...]

End the Bank of Canada’s Fixation on Inflation

The Bank of Canada recently launched public consultations on its Monetary Policy Framework, which is scheduled for renewal next year. The Covid-19 pandemic and double-digit unemployment could [...]

Transformational, Supportive Leadership during COVID-19

The behaviour of managers and supervisors in organizations affects the mental health of their employees. This is especially true during times of uncertainty, such as a global pandemic. Does a [...]

Working in Long-term Care during the Pandemic

The worst day of a COVID-19 outbreak in long-term care is the first day. There are tears. How did it get in? How did we fail? How do we tell the families? When does the media show up? There is [...]

Elder Care Reform Must Start with Skills Training

When it comes to tragedy, the human instinct is to assign blame. In the case of pandemic-induced deaths in Canada’s long-term care facilities, there is no end of culprits: governments for [...]

Fiscal Federalism: Driving in the Dark without Lights or a Map

Yet again, the federal government looks like it is about to transfer tens of billions of dollars to the provinces with essentially no strings attached. We’ve seen this before. The 2004 First [...]

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