Report Card

Inaction Scores Harper a Failing Grade on Climate Change

DeSmog Canada | Posted 10.15.2015 | Canada Impact
DeSmog Canada

For more than two decades, Mark Jaccard has been penning "report cards" about Canada's environmental track record. The results haven't been pretty. His annual evaluations were harnessed in the mid-2000s by Stephen Harper as arguments for why the Conservatives deserved a shot at governing the country. Jaccard's latest report card, released on October 6, concludes the Conservative Party has since "implemented virtually no policies that would materially reduce emissions" despite making significant emissions pledges for 2020 and 2050. Jaccard concludes the absence of such actions shows "they must have had no intention" of dealing with climate change.

3 Things To Remember Before You See Your Kid's Report Card

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada Parents

It's the end of the school year for many students across Canada and with that comes their annual report cards (sorry, Toronto parents, we know this mi...

How Report Cards Put Pressure on Parents

masalamommas | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Living

If there is a day where your ethnicity truly stands out, it has to be report card day. If you have been raised by South Asian parents, you know what I am talking about. Your parents could have been the sweetest, politest head nodding in agreement sort until the day your school smarts is up for evaluation. If it didn't read praise all the way through you probably were in trouble.

Watching the Watchdog: How Are Canada's News Anchors Faring?

Tim Knight | Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

There's a thread running through today's news broadcasting -- that to one extent or another, the big three of Canadian TV news are captives of the teleprompters which sits in front of their cameras and shows them the words they're paid a lot of money to read at us. Here's a summer report card of how they're doing.

Tax man fudges grades on agency report card

The Canadian Press | Dean Beeby | Posted 08.12.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - The Canada Revenue Agency has been giving itself an A in its report card on service to taxpayers — but a new audit su...