An Unequal Paying Field: Ontario’s Gender Wage Gap, Explained

This article was originally posted on the Public Policy and Governance Review, a digital student publication of which I am proud to be an Associate Editor this year.  ** Spending late nights researching a wicked public policy problem may not be everyone’s idea of fun, but that was how many students from U of T’s School … More An Unequal Paying Field: Ontario’s Gender Wage Gap, Explained

Five things you can do in Victoria, BC, about the Syrian refugee crisis

It’s a weird thing when you wake up one morning and suddenly the whole world is caring about what you care about. That’s what seems to have happened this week: after a heartbreaking photo of a young Syrian boy lying dead on a beach in Turkey made headlines around the world, Canadians everywhere began talking … More Five things you can do in Victoria, BC, about the Syrian refugee crisis

Homelessness, Housing and Poverty: An All-Candidates Debate

Last Thursday night, with my notebook tucked under my arm and my bike helmet swinging at my side, I waded into the throng of people crammed into the CoolAid Society’s Downtown Activity Centre for an all-candidates debate on homelessness, poverty, and housing. It’s about a month away from municipal elections in British Columbia, and on Thursday … More Homelessness, Housing and Poverty: An All-Candidates Debate

O Canada

Today in Victoria, thousands of people will gather downtown to participate in Canada Day activities. There will be free concerts, a “living Canadian flag,” and fireworks at the end of the day. We Canadians spend a lot of time distinguishing ourselves from our neighbours to the south, particularly on how we express our patriotism, but … More O Canada