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Justice for Racialized Prisoners

For Black History Month, the Institute launched a policy series highlighting bold policy solutions in order to tackle anti-Black racism, focusing on the need for intergovernmental action. Each submission proposes a plan...

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Towards better regulation of social media

Facebook, Google, and Twitter have done a lot of good in our world. Their entry into our universe has meant that anyone with an internet connection can access an unprecedented...

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Municipal Driven Solutions

For Black History Month, the Institute launched a policy series highlighting bold policy solutions in order to tackle anti-Black racism, focusing on the need for intergovernmental action. Each submission proposes a plan...

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Pathways to Good Jobs

For Black History Month, the Institute launched a policy series highlighting bold policy solutions in order to tackle anti-Black racism, focusing on the need for intergovernmental action. Each submission proposes a plan...

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Analysis: Canadian Income Survey 2017

Statistics Canada has just released the Canadian Income Survey for 2017.

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Black Immigrants

*This blogpost has been translated from French to English For Black History Month, the Institute launched a policy series highlighting bold policy solutions in order to tackle anti-Black racism, focusing on the...

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How to address the malaise of the middle-class

This blogpost appeared in the Globe and Mail on February 18th. By now, everybody is surely aware that the core commitments of the Liberal federal government are to “build a strong...

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Divest from Police to Re-Invest in Communities

For Black History Month, the Institute launched a policy series highlighting bold policy solutions in order to tackle anti-Black racism, focusing on the need for intergovernmental action. Each submission proposes a plan...

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Affordable Communities

For Black History Month, the Institute launched a policy series highlighting bold policy solutions in order to tackle anti-Black racism, focusing on the need for intergovernmental action. Each submission proposes a plan...

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Drug Prohibition Reparations

For Black History Month, the Institute launched a policy series highlighting bold policy solutions in order to tackle anti-Black racism, focusing on the need for intergovernmental action. Each submission proposes a plan...