Canada will continue to produce fossil fuels. The world will need them for some time to come. But the assumption of growth in production is a myth. The economic party of the 21st century will be powered largely by clean, renewable power.
A smaller group of us are watching closely for which tactics political parties will draw on from commercial advertisers.
If low taxes are a source of economic well-being, why are we doing so poorly? In many respects, we are still worse off than we were in 2007, before the Great Recession.
As a direct result of this government’s inaction, we are now dealing with frustrated aboriginal communities that feel ignored.
The vague wording and broad nature of Bill C-51 amends some legislation but leaves other federal acts in tatters or with new hidden powers for the government.
The federal government speaks about action, but its so-called plan is nothing more than a laundry list of existing piecemeal initiatives—many of them a mere continuation of inadequate efforts not even specific to aboriginal women, says Liberal Senator Sandra Lovelace Nicholas
Mark Bourrie argues coherently, and convincingly, that the lights are going out in Harper’s Ottawa. As they dim, so do hopes for a vital democracy.
Despite what Prime Minister Stephen Harper says, Canada does not have the best veterans’ programs and services in the world.
There are shortcomings in the New Veterans Charter. The government should act and correct the most obvious deficiencies.
Stephen Harper is presently inching towards re-election. Justin Trudeau and Thomas Mulcair are not. Harper has captured the fear zeitgeist, while Trudeau and Mulcair are attempting to swim against the tide.
Justice, peace and non-violent hope are the ideals upon which religions are founded and governments of liberal democracies ascribe to achieve.
We must tackle dementia collectively and deliberately. Our economic prosperity depends on it just as much as those we hold dear to us.
It is time to look beyond surface characteristics to the talent beneath, in order to marshal the skills of all lawyers and paralegals, at all levels, and to promote a profession that is representative of the community it serves.
U.S., Britain, NATO, and the Harper government continue to up the ante in the confrontation with Russia over the Ukraine.
The more threats the Conservatives can identify, the better their political odds, because they own the ‘scared voter.’
Workers' Action Centre coordinator Deena Ladd, Working Families Party co-chair Bob Master, CCPA-Ontario economist Kaylie Tiessen and Canadian Labour Congress political action director Nathan Rotman on a panel discussing "why unions can lead the progressive fight."
The packed room at the "Fighting the Frame: How Progressives Can Win Back the Debate" panel discussion.
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde spoke about Canada's relationship with Indigenous people
Feminist Frequency founder Anita Sarkeesian spoke about feminism 3.0 and online harassment.