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Meet Ontario’s new old sex ed, same as Ontario’s old new sex ed, writes Cardus Family Director Andrea Mrozek. Meanwhile, Mrozek notes, the proven, enduring good of marriage gets crickets.
This paper is a first effort to understand the place of school associations in the Canadian independent school landscape.
These associations strengthen the voice of the independent school sector, increase capacity, and promote values and standards among the diverse forms of quality non-government K-12 education. Within this paper are mapped the functions of 56 provincial, national, and international education associations from across Canada.
Six years ago the province of Saskatchewan created an additional funded independent school category: Qualified Independent Schools. This paper examines changes in enrollment and independent school distribution between 2011/2012 and 2017/2018—the six-year period following the introduction of Qualified Independent Schools in Saskatchewan.
This innovation provides the unique opportunity to observe how the independent school sector responds to substantive policy change.
The evidence is in: Restricted contract bidding based on union affiliation is not in the public interest. Skimming off the Top uses industry benchmarks and best practices to evaluate procurement policy for public infrastructure construction. This paper explores the cost implications, but also goes beyond those numbers to consider the effects that the diversion from best practices can have on the construction industry, workers, and the public good.
In a decision delivered in April 2018, a Newfoundland court recognized three legal parents (two fathers and one mother), based on the throuple’s sexual relationship
Cardus Executive Vice-President Ray Pennings addresses the annual Ideacity conference on the topic of God & Nature.
A new report finds that marriage is declining as cohabitation rates double among middle-aged Canadians.
Hon. Jason Kenney on government, civil society, and the common good.
With Jen Gerson, Pat Nixon, and Ray Pennings
May 17, 2018 | Glenbow Museum in Calgary, AB
The Golden Thread of Public Faith: An Historic Freedom is an address given by Rev. Dr. Andrew Bennett at the Launch of the Cardus Religious Freedom Institute on May 9, 2018.
A rich discussion of international education, and how we best use education to form the common good in a pluralistic society, featuring Cardus Program Director for Education alongside Cardus Senior Fellow Ashley Berner.