King’s president responds 
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King’s president responds 

“The past few years we’ve done significant work to improve,” Dr. Humphreys says, “so we can continue to grow faculty, staff, students, etc –  but a global pandemic got in the way.” In May, Christian Courier published an article about the recent layoffs of four valued members of the King’s University community (“Confusion at King’s”)….

Is public money spent for public good?
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Is public money spent for public good?

On April 7, the federal government released Budget 2022, sparking another round of analysis and debate about how public money should be spent. Christians in Canada would do well to reflect on what criteria we are using to evaluate government spending decisions. Otherwise, it can be difficult to contextualize spending announcements, particularly when we’re dealing…

Short-term fix or long-term solutions?
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Short-term fix or long-term solutions?

Cost of living issues are dominating Ontario’s provincial election campaign. That is understandable because of recent price increases in food, gas and housing. It is also unfortunate because public debate focuses on short-term fixes when we need wise direction for the long-term challenges facing Ontario.  Short-termism is already baked into our electoral system. But changing…

Budget 2022 marks transition from old to new economy
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Budget 2022 marks transition from old to new economy

Federal Budget 2022 turned out to be a sober document, contrary to media hype about New Democrats hijacking the agenda, fears of reckless spending and Corporate Canada’s push to return to 1990s-era budgeting. Instead, this budget charts a middle-of-the-road approach, bending over backwards, it seems, to dispel fears that the Liberals have become socialists. It…