The time is right to develop a comprehensive inventory of best practices in Holocaust education and relevant resources offered in Canadian schools and communities.
The entrance gates to the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland are pictured in 2017. A recent petition sponsored by Liberal MP Anita Vandenbeld is urging the government to build upon its previous investments in Holocaust education, research, and remembrance initiatives, writes Sheila Hurtig Robertson. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Dr. Art Leader, the son of Holocaust survivors and a member of the Centre for Holocaust Education and Scholarship, was alarmed, and with reason.
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The partisan finger-pointing that has defined the debate around Bill C-10 over the past two weeks is rooted in an attempt by the government, and a few MPs, to make sure that influential streaming companies that rely on uploaded content, such as YouTube, are bound by rules designed to promote Canadian cultural content, and protect Canadian broadcasters.
The establishment of an administrative tribunal could ‘encourage’ companies to pursue that as an avenue of redress, instead of first trying to comply with the privacy commissioner’s findings, the watchdog says.
Public-private partnerships require significant design and engineering work, community engagement, environmental assessment and planning, as well as contracting with the person who’s going to build it during the actual construction period and ramp up into operation, says CIB CEO Ehren Cory.