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Tuesday, June 21st

"With public balance sheets upended by two years of intermittent lockdowns, the provincial government has a valuable opportunity for reform. It’s time to restructure Ontario’s gambling system to empower those on the economic margins, rather than preying on them," write Brian Dijkema, Cardus Vice-President of External Affairs, and Johanna Lewis, a former Cardus researcher. 

Sunday, June 19th

Media Coverage // The Catholic Register

The story of religious faith in Canada continues to change. Cardus, using data collected by the Angus Reid Institute, is putting together a picture of Canadians' faith journey, examining how and why some find faith, retain faith, or lose it altogether. 

Saturday, June 18th

Cardus research on the financial sacrifices parents make to send their kids to independent schools helps round out this The Globe and Mail article on the affordability of tuition. And our education program director, David Hunt, notes that about 8 in 10 independent schools saw "an uptick in enrolment" during the pandemic. 

Houses of worship have a "halo effect" that's measurable in terms of dollars and cents, says Dr. Lisa Richmond, Vice-President of Research at think tank Cardus. That's a a good reminder, she adds, that religiously motivated activity goes well beyond holding worship services and benefits for all Canadians. 

Tuesday, June 14th

Statement on vaccine mandate.

Media Coverage // Policy Options

"Yet, fundamentally, child care is the care of a child, regardless of who does it," writes Levi Minderhoud, B.C. manager for the Association for Reformed Political Action Canada. Minderhoud picks up a Cardus argument to make his case for direct child care help to parents. 

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