There is a big opportunity staring us in the face where Canada is well-positioned to gain advantage and build future prosperity.
As Senators now realize, a Question Period in the Senate is manifestly ‘a waste of time’ because nothing whatsoever about the Upper House pertains to accountability.
The change in policy, which should ultimately be mirrored by all Canadian providers, will have a massive impact on how law enforcement operates and on the privacy of millions of Canadians.
The external review of sexual assault in the military should recommend a return of Sec. 70 of the NDA to its pre-1998 wording.
Canada has taken steps to further empower its penal military justice system instead of eliminating the unnecessary derogations to the common law.
FAIR became a powerhouse of advocacy under the direction of David Hutton, who’s leaving the organization but not advocacy.
While we heard about ‘giving a voice to the voiceless’ throughout the week, sex workers do have voices and we can use them, but that does not mean everyone will listen to what we have to say.
Canadians overestimate the economic benefits of the tar sands. And yet they still want a different future.
Never in modern memory has a Cabinet minister by his own poor example brought so much attention to the profound cultural problems at Veterans Affairs Canada.
A properly-designed transportation authority model could be more effective than a traditional Crown corporation to meet the infrastructure needs in the Ring of Fire.
But I take issue with Gilles Paquet’s argument that super-bureaucrats, starting with officers of Parliament, but including adjudicatory bodies and the courts, have largely usurped the authority of the government and Parliament through ‘mandate creep with gusto.’
It’s important to seek broader understanding and deeper insights on the social impacts of such innovations, both currently and in the future.
Canada is the only country in the OECD without an energy policy and one of the only countries in the world not participating as a member of the International Renewable Energy Agency.
Health, prosperity, and environmental correctness need to be our goals for new energy sources.
It’s time to rethink our national energy strategy because the Conservative approach to resource development is failing Canadians.
The evidence is clear: countries around the world, heeding the call of scientists and insurance companies alike, are adopting policies and regulations to address anthropogenic sources of GHGs. While some work has been done in Canada, there are many more opportunities available to us to reduce our emissions.
U.S. Ambassador Bruce Heyman, right, and his wife, Vicki, were all smiles at hosting their first Fourth of July bash in Ottawa. Some 3,000 guest attended. The mood was good and there was a lot of dancing, eating, and chatting.
Vicki and Bruce Heyman. The dress code was summer whites. The atmosphere was light and lovely.
Bluesky's Susan Smith, Ottawa University's Robert Asselin, and Bluesky's Tim Barber.
House of Commons protocol's Elizabeth Rody and Jane Kennedy.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce President Perrin Beatty, wearing a nice summer hat.
The National Arts Centre's Peter Herndorff and Rosemary Thompson.
Sisters, Maggie Creskey, left, and Hill Times publisher Anne Marie Creskey.
The guests on the front lawn of the U.S. ambassador's official residence in Ottawa's swishy Rockcliffe neighbourhood, high up above the Ottawa River.
Shaw's Alayne Crawford and Gary Clement, senior manager of GR at TD Bank (Toronto).
CCCE's Ailish Campbell, Ekos' Frank Graves, Amgen's Kim Furlong, and H&K's Jackie King.
Environics' Greg MacEachern, CPAC's Natalie LeMay-Calcutt, and Shaw's Jim Patrick.
CommuniquéDirect's Nick Masciantonio and MDA's Leslie Swartman.
Postmedia News columnist Andrew Coyne and Global TV News reporter Laura Stone.
Former Liberal MP Martha Hall Findlay, right, and a friend.