We’re stuck with the royals, so let’s make the most of it

By Richard Forbes. Fair-haired Prince George, dressed (against his will, presumably) as a WWII era schoolboy, is greeted at Vancouver's coastal flight centre by a gentle giant smiling fondly; the giant, the one they call the prime minister here, bends down, raising his hand for a high five... No takers. ...Trudeau lowers his hand, going for the 'low … Continue reading We’re stuck with the royals, so let’s make the most of it

Ontario’s autistic youth deserve better

By Richard Forbes. Featured image via CP. In an embarrassing about-face, the Ontario government announced this week autistic children, ages five and older, would receive $10,000 in successive direct finding while they plan to expedite their transition to a new Ontario Autism Program for next year. Michael Coteau, Minister for Children and Youth Services, made said announcement as … Continue reading Ontario’s autistic youth deserve better

Physician Assisted Suicide Requires Safeguards Not Barriers

With the announcement this week of some of Canada's first legal assisted suicides being carried out outside of Quebec, Richard Forbes discusses the federal regulation of assisted suicide... By Richard Forbes, Editor. Richard Forbes studied Political Science and Philosophy at the University of Waterloo. Winner of the Peter Woolstencroft Prize in Canadian Politics (2015). This article was lovingly … Continue reading Physician Assisted Suicide Requires Safeguards Not Barriers