It’s important to seek broader understanding and deeper insights on the social impacts of such innovations, both currently and in the future.
The federal government can’t pass off responsibility to the Northern Gateway pipeline’s sponsor.
The correct policy solution is a competitive and level playing field, one that does not penalize consumers with unjust charges.
If someone today wanted to create a new law-making body whose members would be appointed by the person in control of the Commons, wouldn’t be accountable and would have unbroken tenure to age 75, the proposal would be treated as a joke.
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.
As the world struggles with how to deal with the slow motion apocalypse of global climate change, it becomes more and more apparent that we are trapped in ‘the kind of thinking’ that got us here.
Unless we were born after 1975, most of us won’t be around to see what the world will be like in 2060. But our actions today could make a huge difference to a 2060 world. The OECD has given us a sense of what lies ahead and what will need to be done. Voters under 40 will have to make their voices, and votes, heard since they will be around in 2060.
Canada’s new anti-spam legislation may have sparked panic among some businesses, but the reality is cause for celebration, not concern.
There seems to be no third option in Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver’s view.
History is replete with leaders who chose a doomed path, despite clear evidence illuminating a better way forward.
The perception remained that once again the polls blew it. That’s a bit harsh. The truth is the polls accurately captured the initial skepticism towards the Liberal Party and enthusiasm for the PCs. During the campaign, this skepticism was replaced by an even more profound skepticism of the promises of the PC party. Faced with a choice between the devil that they knew, and trusted a bit more, and one that they didn't, Ontario voters chose the former.
The IMF has highlighted climate change as one of the biggest challenges facing the global economy.
While the right’s hard liners may be lighting their hair on fire, citizens on, the other hand, may actually get to see what governments used to be like.
The overreach of the B.C. court could lead to legal conflicts online and potential suppression of freedom of speech on the internet.
Wayne Wouters’ use of Blueprint 2020 to bolster his claims of leadership and solid morale ring loudly hollow.
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.