Thousands of young people who came to Canada as post-secondary students face the threat of expulsion by the end of the year unless Ottawa loosens rules related to postgraduate work, which has dried up as COVID-19 and the bureaucratic response to it drag on.
Young people don’t respond positively to being lectured about wild parties, experts say, especially when rising COVID-19 case counts among those under 40 could well be a function of their exposure to more risk.
Paul Kershaw wants the tax system shifted to account more for property value and other wealth. The founder of Generation Squeeze argues this is one way to make life more affordable for younger Canadians but admits it will be a tough sell to those being asked to contribute more.
A battle with China would be devastating for India, and potentially the whole world given that these are both nuclear-armed powers. But even if full-scale war is avoided, the conflict could have grim consequences for the rest of the planet.