This Housing Expert Debunks Ford’s Dog-Whistle Attack on Refugees Fleeing Trump

In what can only be the start of Doug Ford’s dog-whistling to far-right supporters, Ford blamed families fleeing Trump for the housing crisis facing Toronto. NEW: statement from Premier Doug Ford. “The Federal Government encouraged illegal border crossers to come into our country.This has resulted in a housing crisis, & threats to the services that … Continued

Canada Should Be Spending $595 Billion More On Public Services Per Year

Conservatives often claim that Canadian governments “spend beyond their means” and, in so doing, accumulate large debts. They argue this is a bad thing, and the proper response is to spend less money. The problem with this claim is that it’s difficult to know how much spending would constitute “too much.” To get an accurate … Continued

BREAKING NEWS: Sources Say Doug Ford Has Won the Ontario Conservative Leadership Race

In a stunning turn of events, sources say Doug Ford has won the Ontario Conservative leadership race. The news is leaking out from senior campaign officials, says CBC: ​Doug Ford is the new leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives, according to senior campaign sources who spoke to CBC’s Mike Crawley, bringing to a close a turbulent six-week race just three … Continued

Canada’s Justice System Failed Colten Boushie

On August 9, 2016 Colten Boushie, 22 years old, pulled his car onto Gerald Stanley’s yard. He had a flat tire. Minutes after, Boushie was dead — killed by Stanley with a gun at point blank range. What happened between those two events is unclear, and was the subject of dispute at Gerald Stanley’s trial … Continued