Veterans have become less amused as Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino’s tenure unfolded. The contrasts with his predecessor, Steven Blaney, are stark.
History will not forgive, if Western leaders fail to stand up to terror. Our values, rather than those of a bully must prevail.
Recent court cases are a wake-up call for politicians. When it comes to decisions that could irrevocably affect them, the days of running roughshod over First Nations are over.
Canada’s new legislation must guarantee sex workers’ human rights to safe working conditions, to barrier-free access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services and information, and to live without fear of violence, stigma, or discrimination.
For the Liberals, what happened in New Brunswick shows that campaigns matter.
A renewed commitment in the 2015 budget to all Canadians suffering from PTSD and their families, as well as a new mandate for the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) would build on this leadership and help ensure the training, support and treatment is there to help our loved ones get better.
It’s important that the Government of Canada continue to advocate for aligned risk evaluations and decisions around the world, particularly with our key trading partners, to minimize unnecessary and costly trade disruptions.
Our federal government must recognize that without a determined and effective effort to find and prosecute overseas tax cheats, there is no meaningful deterrent against this behaviour. The Australians have learned this lesson, and reaped the rewards. It is time for Canada to follow their lead.
Bob Carty and I had a 40-year friendship forged around solidarity with Latin America, love for music, and a yearning for a faith that does justice.
Carbon pricing can create a powerful market for innovation and productivity.
There has to be a new, enlightened approach whereby all parties work together for the greater good. Unfortunately, at this time, without transformative change in approach, or in leadership, this does not seem likely.
Industry and governments need to continue identifying gaps and working together to ensure Canada’s policy environment is as strategic and comprehensive as it needs to be.
In support of Global Dignity and the Less More campaign, the leading international peacebuilding organization, Interpeace, launched its own globally—crowdsourced #peace campaign on PlayMC2 during the ‘Geneva Peace Talks’ at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 19, 2014.
The time has come to accelerate the transition towards a low carbon society ensuring that the next generation of Canadians can inherit a productive economy with high social well-being standards, live in sustainable cities and enjoy Canada’s unique wildlife, pristine lakes and ice-capped mountains. For that world to be ours tomorrow, we must act now.
The time has come to accelerate the transition towards a low carbon society ensuring that the next generation of Canadians can inherit a productive economy with high social well-being standards, live in sustainable cities and enjoy Canada’s unique wildlife, pristine lakes and ic-capped mountains. For that world to be ours tomorrow, we must act now.
From new technologies that will enable doctors to prescribe the right medicine to the right person at the right time, to markedly enhanced cancer diagnostics, treatment and research, the transformation in health care is already in motion.
Canada has the foundation for a vibrant health sciences industry, but there remains a challenge in translating this world-class research into its full commercial potential, generating new medicines for patients, and realizing the full extent of resulting economic and societal benefits.
After squandering billions on nuclear, the federal government, first under the Liberals and now under the Conservatives, have decided to shovel tens of millions into biotechnology.