If Canadian author Malcolm Gladwell did not actually coin the term “tipping point” he popularized it in his book of that title.
A tipping point occurs when a threshold is reached — though few may recognize it at the time — which makes a certain outcome inevitable. A tipping point is that moment when a critical mass forms behind an idea so that a certain outcome must occur.
I may be wrong, but I suspect that a tipping point has been reached over public funding of Catholic education in Ontario.
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