What is the notwithstanding clause?

On Monday morning, Justice Edward P. Belobaba of the Ontario Superior Court released his decision to strike down the controversial legislation introduced by the...

Highlights from the Ontario Superior Court’s decision to strike down bill to downsize Toronto...

The Ford Government's bill to downsize city council mid-election was ruled unconstitutional by Superior Court Justice Edward P. Belobaba.
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#32: Springtide and the future of our podcasts

Written by Mark Coffin, Podcast Host and Springtide Executive Director This week we bring you some important news about the future of podcasts at Springtide. Where...
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REPLAY: Women in Nova Scotia Politics – Former MLAs reflect on their experience

This week, we have some questions for our listeners. Why do you listen to this show? What need does it serve for you? And...
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#31: Interview with Waye Mason: “Cars are the least important thing – that’s the...

A conversation with Waye Mason about bike lanes, being deputy mayor, and serving his constituents when they are divided on an issue.
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#30: The Battle for Proportional Representation on PEI – Interview with Mark Greenan

The first time Prince Edward Islanders voted on electoral reform, they voted to keep the status quo. That was in 2005. Mark Greenan was...
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#29: [LIVE] Engaging the Disengaged (A Podcast Episode for the Already Engaged)

We all know the importance of getting more people engaged in elections, politics, and civic life, but it can be challenging to know how...
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#28: How Halifax cyclists won a 1.5km protected downtown bike lane

Last Tuesday, Halifax municipal councillors voted in favour of approving a 1.5 kilometer stretch of protected bike lane on South Park Street in Halifax....
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#27: How to serve the public on a dying school board | Interview with...

On Thursday March 1st - the Nova Scotia Government is expected to introduce its education reform bill that will dissolve all English Language School boards...
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#6: Finite and Infinite Games: An Interview with James Carse

Thirty-five years ago, James Carse wrote the classic book 'Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility’. Over three decades...