Among Doug Ford's extensive cutbacks -- aimed at reducing the deficit without tapping the corporate elite for more tax revenues -- are a dizzying array of cuts to our public health-care system.
This week, Ontario's education minister announced that the province's sex-ed program was going back to the future. The new curriculum would be almost identical to the 2015 curriculum.
Tina S. Beier
An overview of the Ford government's cuts to health care in Ontario and how these cuts affect reproductive health, LGBTQ+ mental health, and privatization.
You have to wonder if federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer wishes he could push Ontario's Doug Ford down and out of media range between now and the federal election in October.
RadioLabour's Canada Report June 28 to July 5, 2019. CLC Secretary-treasurer negotiates ILO convention, teachers are fighting education cuts in Ontario, the LabourStart Report, and more.
That timeworn joke about shuffling the deck chairs on the Titanic certainly applied this month when Ontario Premier Doug Ford kicked his A-team ministers below deck and into lesser cabinet positions.
A deeply unpopular provincial regime can harm the prospects of its federal counterpart, a clear and present danger for Andrew Scheer.
Doug Ford's measures -- despite his claim to be acting "for the people" -- redirect resources from ordinary people to corporations and the rich.
Instead of hearing the voices of those protesting cuts to social services and programs, Doug Ford's government is making much ado over a political prop at this year's May Day demonstration in Toronto.
If there is anything "Trumpian" about Ford, it is his relations with actual news reporters who work for legitimate news organizations, organizations his government has called "fake news."