And the outlook for the next few years is not altogether encouraging.
But big ideas on the left seem few and far between these days, despite arguments to the contrary made recently by NDP deputy leader Megan Leslie.
Rather than striving to avoid repeating history, the Arctic Council, with its passive leadership and pro-business agenda, is paving the way for similar tragedies on our Arctic coastlines.
Without a national standard of ‘good water health’ we have no way to measure the progress of local restoration projects.
Canada has the opportunity to create a $50-billion clean technology industry by 2022.
The U15 will continue to work with the federal government and all the other players in the research and development enterprise to ensure we reap the promise that a stronger knowledge and innovation ecosystem holds for all Canadians.
As Parliamentarians, it is a role we gladly embrace with the utmost care and diligence.
Countries should provide proper infrastructure to preserve grains, including appropriately-designed systems for handling and storage, aeration and drying, and ongoing grain quality monitoring.
We are committed to helping Canadians, including young Canadians, obtain the skills required to obtain and keep the in-demand jobs available today and into the future.
At potentially $7,500 per person, Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino’s Cyprus junket cost just over $100,000 for 14 individuals.
Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand calls it the most comprehensive reform of the Canada Elections Act since it was completely overhauled in 2000. There are some good changes in the bill, but, overall, there are a lot of problems.