An international poll conducted last fall by Environics, a Toronto-based survey company, exposed a high level of public confusion about the issue of global warming and the consequences of government action to contain the phenomenon.
Our universities are floundering. In the worst public sector tradition, they remain substantially disconnected from their customers and financial benefactors. Funds pour into declining faculties while ones in demand turn away students for lack of resources.
Discussions about the high crime rate usually end up attributing it to some root cause or other, things like poverty or poor schooling.