There is a growing acknowledgement that concerns over ever-higher house prices is largely an issue confined to two cities, namely Toronto (a TO neighbourhood pictured here) and Vancouver. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons by SimonP.
The forthcoming Office of the Coordinator for Counter-Radicalization and Community Outreach should relaunch efforts to involve communities in stopping homegrown terrorism.
While many have expressed concern that the process of banning microbeads has taken too long, it has happened at lightning speed compared to the turtle-like progress that has plagued other toxic chemicals assessed under the federal Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) in recent years.
True success in battling global climate change is dependent on all the world’s greenhouse gas-emitting, fossil-fuel-burning, resource-depleting industrial nations being equally committed to lowering their economic growth and hence to lowering their populations’ standard of living. How likely is that?
At the end of the day, the first ministers' report in November will tell us whether our governments have been listening to Canadians. Équiterre will continue to be a strong voice in this conversation to make sure Canada ratifies the Paris agreement armed with a strong Canadian climate plan to meet our commitment to the international community.