Within the decline of the federal government’s policy scope lies a great opportunity, the chance to redefine and reorient Ottawa’s purpose.
Saskatchewan today has thousands of climate refugees suffering as a result of climate change. Will that be enough to change minds and spur meaningful action? If our leaders have, as they should, the health and wellbeing of the population as their highest priority, it must.
We must remember that Iran’s isolation from the international community is not just the product of its illicit nuclear program. It is also a direct result of the country’s abuse of human rights at home and sponsorship of terrorism abroad.
An openness to the post-liberal way of thinking could go a long way in helping Canada devise a new sense of national purpose.
'The rebirth of the Canadian forest products industry is now heavily reliant on our repositioning. We are transforming, we are innovating, we are environmentally progressive,' says David Lindsay
Canadian policy-makers have to ask themselves whether or not they can get away with supporting a minoritarian separatist movement to defeat terrorists overseas—and whether they can stomach standing by a supposed NATO ally who enabled the rise of ISIS.
The call by some for all political action committees that run ads to shut down is nonsensical as that would mean all these groups disbanding and individuals also refraining from such advertising.
A commitment to zero population growth offers a large number of people more humanity long term and better conditions to sustain our current levels of prosperity.
PM Harper knows where our fear button is, and he’s punching it like we’re all in a hot elevator stuck between floors.
Quebec’s outdated drug coverage policies should not be the model for the rest of Canada.
We are asking all parties to commit to ensuring financial protection for produce growers and sellers and support those who bring fruits and vegetables to our tables every day.
On the big issue of climate change, Trudeau retreats into process.
It is not our inability to think strategically that has made us a client of one global superpower or another throughout our history. Rather, the reverse is true: The fact that Britain and the United States have served as our superpower patrons has removed geopolitics from the Canadian psyche, says Zach Paikin
Both the United States and Europe are too pre-occupied with their own geo-strategic and economic restructurings to be able to remake the Middle East. The region’s indigenous powers are too divided, too weak or too politically fragmented to develop some sort of security framework, whether formal or informal.
The Conservative Party vote has been the most efficient in the last two elections and likely will be in October as well. During the last campaign, the party converted 35,200 votes, on average, into one seat, whereas both the NDP (43,800) and especially Liberal (81,900) vote was less efficient.
Canadians expect us to treat the auditor general’s report and its recommendations with rigour and good judgment. In that regard I want to make it clear that we wholeheartedly embrace the fundamental principles of transparency and accountability that underscore the auditor general’s recommendations, Senate Speaker Leo Housakos says in response to auditor general's report on Senators' expenses.
'Every developed country with a universal healthcare system provides universal coverage for prescription drugs, every developed county except for Canada,' says Steven Morgan, a professor at the University of British Columbia and founder of Pharmacare 2020.