The CBC is Canada's most important cultural entity, yet funding has been drastically reduced. Please encourage support in order to supply sufficient funding to produce excellent programmes.
The promise of creating a sustainable society is well-established these days. However, there is no vision of what that might look like. The only that does exist is a rather vague sense of the need for increased energy efficiency, minimizing waste and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. These are all necessary, but wholly insufficient. It would be amazing to engage Ontarians in a substantive, ongoing process that generates ...more »
This province has a rich and vibrant history that should be celebrated and showcased! This museum could cover topics such as the original native peoples that lived throughout Ontario, the first european explorers, the history of Upper Canada, the War of 1812, immigration settlement, rebellions, our road to confederation, our economy, our resources, industry and commercial successes, our culture and traditions, there is ...more »
I believe that many of the prejudices that are present in today's society occur because of lack of education/information. If a parent talks negatively about a certain group of people it is likely that their young children will inherit the same view. With the implementation of Religious or Cultural Studies in younger grades, children will be exposed to this information at a younger age. Nothing overly specific, since ...more »
As you are undoubtedly aware, the Province of Ontario is one of the most culturally and ethnically diverse regions on the planet, a fact of which Ontarians are extremely proud. For reasons not explained, the Province of Ontario does not have a designated day on which Ontarians can reflect upon their unique history and heritage. The Province of Quebec does have such a designated day, known as "The National Holiday of ...more »
Toronto's African-Canadian community is under great distress and in a state of perpetual despair. Our youths have nothing to live for and do not feel connected to the larger society. I am not going to cite all the studies that has been done over the past 40 years and is collecting dust. Suffice to say the structural unemployment rate of African- Canadians is above 40%. Now is the time for our Liberal friends to step ...more »