Once again, the federal government is making the mistake of thinking the public interest is perfectly aligned with the oil industry’s interest.
Concerns over anti-Semitism and Islamophobia are legitimate. Both touch identity, reflect respective histories, and have basis in fact.
When Ontario’s economy is hard hit, the country is in trouble. Hard-hit it has been and struggling it still is.
A U.S. lawsuit case could have a significant impact on global internet governance while also answering the question of who—if anyone—owns a country’s top-level domain.
A lot has happened in the last couple of months that throws a blanket of uncertainty over Canada’s energy economy.
The role of oilsands is more significant than the two per cent of GDP figure, $32-billion, that is often put forth from Statistics Canada.
During Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s time in office: education rankings declined, infrastructure rankings declined, innovation rankings declined, R&D rankings declined and competitiveness rankings declined. A look at the statistics reveals some alarming trends.
If the pharmaceutical giant succeeds, it will have effectively found a mechanism to override the Supreme Court of Canada and hold Canadian taxpayers liable for hundreds of millions in damages in the process. The cost to the health-care system could be enormous as the two Eli Lilly patents may be the proverbial tip of the iceberg and claims from other pharmaceutical companies could soon follow.
It’s remarkable that none of our political parties has tried to become the champion of manufacturing, given its vital importance to our future well being. They all seem to be interested in selling oil.
Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.
Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.