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Fraser Games: Running government like a household

Remember this next time some politician, aspiring or otherwise, says that government should be run the way people, the voters, run their homes and finances. 194 more words


Yet Another Post on School Rankings

I promised I wouldn’t do it.  But here it is.

It is a bit like Groundhog Day – if it is May school rankings are out and the education community is screaming foul.   1,023 more words


Critics say Fraser Institute letter highlights ‘enormous lack of clarity’ in charity-audit rules | Toronto Star

How the Fraser Institute can maintain this kind of letter by former Ontario Premier Harris is non-partisan defies credibility and common sense:

A fundraising letter written by Fraser Institute senior fellow and former premier Mike Harris criticizing the Ontario government highlights a double standard in the way the Canada Revenue Agency audits charities, critics charge.

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Elementary schools in Langley, Surrey top list of controversial school rankings

VANCOUVER – Elementary schools in Langley and Surrey showed “significant improvement” in their academic performance over the past five years, according to the Fraser Institute’s annual school rankings released today. 241 more words


Sun Editorials: Prescription without Medicine

The Sun lead editorial today:

Transit will be funded regardless of vote results

Gregor Robertson said last week that Greater Vancouver could miss out on federal help from a new, $1-billion-ayear transportation infrastructure fund if people vote No in the transit plebiscite.

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Active Transportation and healthy habits - or just a coincidence

From The Province:

Study finds transportation preferences correlated with healthy habits

A survey of 28,000 Metro Vancouver residents indicates people who use active transportation such as walking, biking and transit are healthier and have more positive lifestyle attributes.

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