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…

Trudeau strikes again

Trudeau strikes again

In the absence of a popular consensus on an issue, there is much to be said for party leaders permitting their members to vote their conscience. Whether the controversial measure passes or is defeated, the party as a whole does not have to assume collective responsibility and can focus instead on other potentially less divisive issues. It can thereby avoid alienating potential voters.