Over the past 20 years, 1.2 billion people worldwide have left extreme poverty. While we celebrate this achievement, it is expected that over 500 million people will still be living in extreme poverty in 2030, with wealth inequality remaining a significant factor in this issue across the globe. Our guests today will be speaking withContinue reading “Rethinking Development Policies at Home and Abroad”
TAKE LOOK AT THE DISCUSSION HIGHLIGHTS HERE: BTH Panel Discussion eBook Beyond the Headlines hosted a panel discussion on the evening of March 13 to explore the intersection of government action and public opinion. The game part of politics – who’s wining, who’s losing – is indispensable tool in political life. ButContinue reading “POLICY, POLITICS & MEDIA: The Intersection of Government Action & Public Opinion”
The Government of Canada’s recent announcement of an Inuit-Crown Partnership Committee has reaffirmed the unique political predicament the Inuit peoples of Canada face. It is paramount that the reconciliatory endeavors of the Canadian government recognize and are sensitive to that uniqueness. As well as contending with a host of issues felt broadly by theContinue reading “Inuit Reconciliation and Self-Governance”
On this week’s show we explore the realities of municipal governance and the upcoming Municipal election in Toronto. We will look at the structure of governance in cities, the financial health of our own city, Toronto, and discuss a hot button election topic, transit. Our guests are Dr. Gabriel Eidelman from the School of PublicContinue reading “Issues in the Toronto Election 2014”
On this week’s show we explore the realities of municipal governance and the upcoming Municipal election in Toronto. We will look at the structure of governance in cities, the financial health of our own city, Toronto, and discuss a hot button election topic, transit.
When we say civic engagement, we’re talking about to the ways that individuals and groups go about identifying and addressing issues of public concern. What are some of the biggest issues that the country is facing is order to engage Canadians in making our society a better place to live?
When we say civic engagement, we’re talking about to the ways that individuals and groups go about identifying and addressing issues of public concern. Civic engagement can look like many things and wear many different hats: volunteering with your local food bank, helping clean up garbage in your local park, voting, signing petitions or sendingContinue reading “Civic and Community Engagement in Canada”
This week’s episode is concludes our two-part series on policies that affect the entire supply chain and demand for beer. The LCBO reported that the sales of Ontario craft beer have risen by 575% in the last eight year. It is of no surprise that this growth has caught the attention of big multinational beer corporations,Continue reading “Beer Policy – Part II “Supply””
On this episode of Beyond the Headlines, we examine the supply side of the market with experts from the field.
Summer is finally here! To help celebrate the warm summer months, we’ve gathered industry experts to discuss a beverage enjoyed by many Canadians – beer! In Part I of our two-part series, we focus on policies and regulations that impact the demand for craft beer in Ontario.