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Guest Post: Spousal Support: Heads She Wins, Tails He Loses

I have been a fan of Ontario lawyer/writer KAREN SELICK (karenselick.com) for many years and appreciate her “tell-it-like-it-is” approach to some of Canada’s absurd laws. Karen wrote the piece below on spousal support seventeen years ago in the November, 1997 issue of “Canadian Lawyer”, when the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines were nothing more than a law professor’s dream. 902 more words

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Conflicting views about the cost of special education in B.C.

Most of the email I received after the country’s top court determined that the North Vancouver school district had discriminated against Jeff Moore was celebratory. Those who took the time to write were either parents of kids with similar learning disabilities or teachers who had watched such students struggle in the classroom. 412 more words

B.C. Education Report

A regulatory wolf in sheep's clothing

Karen Selick

Taxpayers pay all the benefits

Canada’s pending entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership has focused public attention—and well-deserved wrath—on the subsidies that consumers are forced to pay to dairy and poultry farmers through the supply management system.   748 more words

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