B.C. Catholic covers the Cardus event, "Charity has a Political Problem" at the Rideau Club:
Charitable organizations in Canada have a political problem, which has resulted in less contributions and volunteers, says the president of a Christian think tank devoted to the renewal of civil society.
“A declining number of people are giving less—less time, less money, less of themselves—to their neighbours, their communities, and their country,” said Cardus president Michael Van Pelt, June 13, at a reception drawing politicians, lobbyists, and charitable organizations. “And nothing, at the moment anyway, seems to be on the horizon to change that.”
Civic Core. Linked to Cardus' research project.
It might be cheaper, more expedient, more convenient to send in the army and turn on the water cannons, load up the rubber bullets and crack down....