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The Toronto Star: The U.K. election is another warning shot for Canadian liberalism

As a British journalist in Canada, watching the United Kingdom’s general election from Toronto was an eye-opening experience. Compared to Canada’s federal vote, it felt like something much more fundamental was at stake… https://www.thestar.com/opinion/contributors/2019/12/17/the-uk-election-is-another-warning-shot-for-canadian-liberalism.html

Future of Good: Social Finance’s Pivotal Moment

As social finance hits the mainstream, how much has really changed with how we use capital? With insight from international impact investing visionary Jed Emerson, we ask what it would take to bring purpose into investments at scale. Read the whole article here: https://futureofgood.co/social-finances-pivotal-moment/

Apolitical: Social mobility is stalling — here’s one way to kickstart it

Five generations: that’s how long it could take for descendants of a poor family today to reach the average income in their country. That’s just one example of the damning state of affairs outlined in the OECD’s new report on social mobility. The “social elevator” — the capacity for children to outperform their parents — may be … Continue reading Apolitical: Social mobility is stalling — here’s one way to kickstart it

CapX: The open secret to Canada’s tech boom

Cities around North America are waiting with bated breath as Amazon decides where to place its second headquarters. “HQ2” will be a $5 billion facility, generating 50,000 high-paying jobs. On the shortlist of 20 locations there’s just one non-US city: Toronto, Canada. The tech scene north of the border is quietly booming. In 2016, the … Continue reading CapX: The open secret to Canada’s tech boom