Open Government

Open Data Initiative similar to http://data.gov.uk/data

Open Data is the idea that non-personal data that is collected by the government should not be sold back to Ontarians, but rather given out freely. It would allow data to be shared freely without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanisms of control. What should also be encouraged is the sharing of this data in open data formats. Ranging from budgets to economic reports, rather than using closed data formats ...more »

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Health Care

Eliminate Doctors 'Right' to refuse treatment

In Ontario, a Doctor can refuse to give treatment to a person because the doctors religous views do not suppor the treatment. For example, my fiance was denied birth control by a walk-in doctor at her doctors office (her regular doctor was on vacation), this walk-in doctor (a christian, and very verbal about it) stated that giving birth control to unmarried women encourages them to be more promescious. TL;DR : A doctor ...more »

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Jobs & Economy

Delirium Tremens Beer returned to LCBO

this beer was banned because its name. But it is sooo good and the LCBO should sell it and earn money for the province. It was voted one of the best beers in the world!

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Fair & Just Society

Stop Religious Abuse of Children by Adults/Parents

 

 

Choice of one's religion or faith should be up to an adult to decide for him/herself after the age of 21.

 

No adult, (parents included), should be allowed to pressure any child regarding his/her religious beliefs, and should be held criminally accountable for imposing, or trying to impose, their religious beliefs on a child.

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Fair & Just Society

Change the "God keep our land…" part in the national anthem.

According to this Wikipedia article ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irreligion_in_Canada ) which cites the 2011 Canadian Census, the number of people that claim no religion has increased a lot since the 2001 census and it is 23.1% in Ontario and 49.9% in the Yukon! That is not a negligible percentage. It is estimated that 4.9 million Canadians claim to have no religion. If we have that many people in Canada that are ...more »

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