‘What we need is a national standard. We need a price on carbon. We need to shift the tax base from what we earn to what we burn.’
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Brooke Jeffrey talks about Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s conservative vision for the economy, federalism, and domestic and foreign policies. And it ain’t pretty.
‘C-51 is as bad as anything we have in the States. It’s hardly limited to America. We’re just further along the path than Canada is,’ author says.
Defence Minister Jason Kenney talks about Canadian missions, the National Defence Department procurement record, military spending and tying loose ends in his file ahead of the election.
While some say Elizabeth May’s performance raises legitimate questions and will serve as future partisan fodder, others argue reaction to the failed comedy act, hardly the first of its kind, has been overblown.
‘Reputations on the Hill don’t seem to change very much,’ said Lorne Bozinoff, president of Forum Research Inc.
Today’s Senate problem can be broken down into three major overlapping components: the quality (or otherwise) of appointees to the Chamber, its takeover by rampant partisanship, and the basic modality of how it operates.
In his new book, The Great Divide, William Gairdner says populations in the democratic world are becoming ‘irreconcilably divided.’ And that’s not good for democracy.
Liberal Sen. Jim Munson said Pierre Claude Nolin had so many plans, so many new ideas and he was a unifying force in the Senate.
The Hill Times asks lobbyists, reporters, researchers and stakeholders what they were looking for in the 2015 federal budget.
Health Minister Rona Ambrose says the need for innovation in health care is one of the most pressing public policy challenges.