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How the Canadian government spends money : Breakdown of the 2013 Canadian Federal Budget by ministry

Thanks to the Government of Canada’s recent open data initiatives, a wealth of information is now publicly available from various departments at different levels of government. One interesting data source I recently found was the government expenditure data of the various

How the Canadian government spends money : Breakdown of the 2013 Canadian Federal Budget by ministry

Thanks to the Government of Canada’s recent open data initiatives, a wealth of information is now publicly available from various departments at different levels of government. One interesting data source I recently found was the government expenditure data of the various

Tracking the “resurgence of Marxism” using Google searches

Did the 2008 recession shake up the global capitalist system enough to cause a resurgence in people’s interest in Marxist-socialist thought?  According to a recent CBC report, this might well be what is happening.  Despite the fact that the Occupy

Tracking the “resurgence of Marxism” using Google searches

Did the 2008 recession shake up the global capitalist system enough to cause a resurgence in people’s interest in Marxist-socialist thought?  According to a recent CBC report, this might well be what is happening.  Despite the fact that the Occupy

Topless photos of Kate Middleton generate more online interest than royal wedding

Last April, Prince William finally married Kate Middleton.  For the many people following the royal couples’ relationship over the years, this was a big deal.  And there were many people:  the television broadcast of the wedding ceremony of the world’s most famous

Topless photos of Kate Middleton generate more online interest than royal wedding

Last April, Prince William finally married Kate Middleton.  For the many people following the royal couples’ relationship over the years, this was a big deal.  And there were many people:  the television broadcast of the wedding ceremony of the world’s most famous

Thoughts on article: ‘Census may have accidentally counted roommates as married same-sex couples’

Amid budget cuts and major changes to the long-form Census, 2011 has been a tumultuous year for the Canada’s national statistics agency. Most recently, an article from the Globe and Mail reported that the federal agency had made a curious mistake in

Thoughts on article: ‘Census may have accidentally counted roommates as married same-sex couples’

Amid budget cuts and major changes to the long-form Census, 2011 has been a tumultuous year for the Canada’s national statistics agency. Most recently, an article from the Globe and Mail reported that the federal agency had made a curious mistake in

Despite surpassing men in education, women continue to spend more time doing unpaid work

Despite improvements in women’s access to post-secondary educational institutions and the labor market, one area where women’s traditional role is slow to change is in the context of the family.

Despite surpassing men in education, women continue to spend more time doing unpaid work

Despite improvements in women’s access to post-secondary educational institutions and the labor market, one area where women’s traditional role is slow to change is in the context of the family.

Hate crimes against Jews 5 times higher than any other religious group in Canada

According to a recent study, there were 204 police-reported hate crimes against Jews in 2010.

Hate crimes against Jews 5 times higher than any other religious group in Canada

According to a recent study, there were 204 police-reported hate crimes against Jews in 2010.

How well does street solicitation work for charities?

A recent study found that charitable donations collected on the street and in shopping malls accounted for only 2% of all donations made by Canadians in 2010.

How well does street solicitation work for charities?

A recent study found that charitable donations collected on the street and in shopping malls accounted for only 2% of all donations made by Canadians in 2010.