Five former mayors of Toronto on why it is time for the city to decriminalize simple drug possession

Saturday, June 19th, 2021

As the death toll mounts, in Toronto and elsewhere in Canada, it is crystal clear that the criminalization of drug use has been a costly public policy mistake that must be remedied. Criminalization is costing human lives at a merciless pace. Racialized minorities and the poor are disproportionately arrested, convicted and incarcerated for possession. And taxpayers pay the costly policing, courts and corrections bills.

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How Ontario can become a world education leader

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

Nov 13 2010
A survey by People for Education, the group that keeps a parental eye on what really happens in our schools, reports that just 8 per cent of schools host the seamless learning and care program that was to accommodate the schedules of working families. Provincial directives discourage boards from operating beyond the traditional school year, leaving parents to cobble together alternative arrangements during school holidays and summer shutdowns.

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