Jagmeet Singh has joined the NDP leadership race and his long-anticipated candidacy creates a new dynamic in a contest that runs until the fall.
Charities, as advocates for the public interest, should be at least as unfettered as the voices of private interests when engaging in advocacy that advances their charitable purposes.
Regulatory capture exists where regulation is routinely designed to benefit the private interest of the regulated industry at the expense of the public interest.
It is simply not true that there is a crisis in Canada's internal trade relations that is undermining our international competitiveness. It is a myth -- like unicorns and the Easter Bunny.
Most Canadians have had enough of Harper -- a prime minister interested only in benefits for his party supporters -- who put his own interest in holding office ahead of the public interest.
While the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is not likely to be released until November 5 or later, we do know that it includes an investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provision.
As a recent CBC Nova Scotia news investigation on campaign financing shows, we still need journalism -- especially publicly funded, public interest journalism.
A small Toronto think-tank has been winning court battles that would oblige the government to borrow money from its own bank rather than impoverishing itself in the interests of finance capital.
At what point does lawyerly risk-taking in the public interest become crass ambulance chasing? That's the question being raised after last week's crash landing of Air Canada Flight 624.
The BC government is proposing a major re-write of the legislation that governs close to 27,000 non-profits incorporated in the province. A few clauses are raising alarm bells.