Government’s new culture plan faces criticism
By Mackenzie White | Federal government and Netflix invest $500 million in Canadian productions impacting entertainment and culture.
Challenges ahead for universal pharmacare in Canada
By Nicole Babb | Experts say federal and provincial relations and opposition from stakeholders are standing in the way of universal pharmacare in Canada.
Ontario youth still tanning despite ban, survey says
By Sarah Davies | Youth indoor tanning is banned in Ontario, but a survey from ultraviolet radiation advocates shows that weak enforcement of the ban may be failing teens.
International students angry over tuition increases, lack of financial aid
By Emma Davis | Reforms to student financial aid are putting the crunch on international students.
Trudeau government facing uphill battle on tax reforms
By Micaal Ahmed | Trudeau and Morneau's proposed tax reforms lead to face-off - pitting the government against small businesses, the opposition and even their own party. What are these propositions?
Immigration growth strains existing language support systems
By Danielle Clarke and Lewis Gordon | Several new immigrants and refugees move to Canada from countries where they don’t speak English or French seeking language training.
Two-for-one special: Canada could deal out regulatory reform lessons to Trump
By Karissa Gall | In January U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a two-for-one rule to slash regulations. Some dismiss the rule as a gimmick or condemn it as a danger to health and safety, others say Trump could learn from the Canadian experience with...
Loss of trust in parliament could turn Canadian voters away from future elections
By Elise von Scheel | Canadians surged to the election booths in 2015, then political activity dropped. Experts worry the drop in participation stems from citizens losing faith in parliament.
Environmental investments in 2017 budget get mixed reviews
On March 22, the federal government introduced the second budget of Justin Trudeau’s mandate. Building on their campaign promise to prioritize environmental action, Finance Minister Bill Morneau made green investment a featured item in the 2017 budget. A...
As hate crimes rise, M-103 more than symbolic, supporters say
By Sima Shakeri | Capital News Online looks at the potential effects of M-103 on rising hate crime rates against Canadian Muslims.