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Signs of the Times: COVID-19’s Impact on Business in Small City Ontario in Pictures

Signs of the Times: COVID-19’s Impact on Business in Small City Ontario in Pictures

| April 20, 2020 | 2 Comments

No one and nothing are left untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic. A well-distanced walk around a downtown business area in a small Ontario city delivers direct proof. Oshawa, the only “real” city in Durham Region, has a gritty rep. Its urban challenges are not fictional, but neither are its prospects for comprehensive renewal in its […]

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COVID-19 Offences in Ontario: Enforcing Orders in a Pandemic

COVID-19 Offences in Ontario: Enforcing Orders in a Pandemic

| March 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

When it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, forget a dystopian future. The future is now. It is hard and growing morbidly harder every day. Governments abroad and at home have been asking us to stick with the program. Follow the advice of our public health officials. Draw upon our emotional intelligence to consider the impact […]

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Wildman720 on Police Street Checks and Carding on CBC Radio’s “Ontario Today”

Wildman720 on Police Street Checks and Carding on CBC Radio’s “Ontario Today”

| January 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Ontario government’s proposed regulatory response to concerns about racially discriminatory policing, arising from indiscriminate police stops and carding, is expected to be finalized soon. CBC Radio One’s Ontario Today tackled the topic of carding and racial discrimination and featured Ontario’s Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Yasir Naqvi as a special guest. Immediately […]

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Sports, Cheating and Betting:  Thinking About the Court of Appeal Decision in R. v. Riesberry

Sports, Cheating and Betting: Thinking About the Court of Appeal Decision in R. v. Riesberry

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

If people vote with their dollars, then gambling (legal and illegal) has won the election by a landslide. In a dollar democracy that probably means sports betting is the leading candidate for president. Earlier this year Will Hobson wrote this in the Washington Post: America’s sports gambling prohibition has created what many consider (these things […]

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