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Oct 12, 2016
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Eric Kounce

We can't dig our way out of the fossil fuels pit

David Suzuki
Most governments have committed to the Paris Agreement's goal of limiting global warming to two degrees above pre-industrial levels, with an aspirational goal of 1.5 degrees. We're nearing the latter.
Blog
Oct 1, 2016

It takes money to produce the Toronto we want

John Cartwright
Maureen O'Reilly
Toronto needs new revenues -- to build subways and fix roads but also to increase social programs that prevent gun violence, increase access to child care and provide safe recreational opportunities.
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Sep 6, 2016
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Ontario payday loan reforms: A drop in the bucket

Tom Cooper
The Ontario government has announced some modest reforms to lower the outrageous interest rates charged to customers of payday loan companies. It's a step in the right direction, but is it enough?

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