The French theoretician Louis Althusser always insisted that it was not individual answers, but the questions to which the answers were given, that define the value of a solution. It is clear that we have all accepted GCDOCS as an “answer” – but to what problem?
As health-based resolutions ramp up across Canada to counter last month’s holiday socializing, the Canadian government jumps into 2014 with a slate of promising initiatives designed to trim the fat, so to speak, from the public purse. A review of how some of those initiatives initially fared in 2013 says a lot about what could or could not work in the government’s favour in the coming year. read more