Canada can continue to contribute to the sustained global demand for hydrocarbon and petrochemical products and simultaneously make major reductions in North America’s greenhouse gas emissions through expanded trade in low- carbon electricity.
Our next government needs to take the important step of standardizing home health care across Canada, one of the most effective ways to keep our seniors healthy.
Political parties’ candidates need to be asked in all-candidate meetings or debates a central question: If elected who would gain what benefits from what is being proposed? And who would bear what costs, and risks, and why?
Why are there only cardboard signs from hand-picked audiences standing behind Stephen Harper at today’s Conservative rallies? Why no Preston Mannings or Joe Clarks standing nearby to lend the current leader a hand?
Syria is clearly in dire need of peace and Syria’s women have a role to play. Let us push for the implementation of UNSC Resolution 1325 in Syria. Let us empower Syria’s women, and let us help them lead the way towards peace in their country.
Watching the usually bold Stephen Harper scramble to deal with the refugee crisis is to be one of the most intractable and complex issues he has had to deal with.
The 2004 election marked a shift in Canada’s political ideology. Canadians swung further to the right of the spectrum under consecutive Conservative governments. 2015 sees us in a remarkably similar situation. Can the Conservatives continue the swing or, like any pendulum, will the opposition parties be able to force the swing back?
With the election race heating up, it will be worth watching what sways public opinion and how party leaders push their message to an electorate that is yet to buy into the media frenzy, writes Evan Sotiropoulos.
In many ways, the two approaches to electing leaders is a reversal in perceived national character: a short campaign seems brash and bold. In contrast, a campaign extended well beyond a year before the eventual vote seems somewhat plodding and methodical. It is more tortoise than hare, and all beaver.
At the forefront, it’s time to re-organize Canada’s foreign and defence policies around the umbrella concept of sustainable common security, says H. Peter Langille.
What can be done is to require mandatory labeling of all GMO foods. Canadians armed with knowledge when they shop can regain control of the food that sustains us.
We can afford to surrender the public funds to open our borders, expedite our refugee screening processes, and reach out to help our wounded global community.
Lobbyists have to stand down from any senior or strategic role in federal political campaigns.
Overall, the data suggests that while the Canadian model of an inclusive, welcoming society continues to be successful compared to most countries, there are some emerging fault lines.
Great Work Systems' Jen Hunter, Bluesky's Elizabeth Gray-Smith, and CMA's Kristen Smith.
Attendees at the Tuesday, Jan. 27 event filled the glass atrium of the Performance Court Building adjoining to the back of Beckta restaurant on Elgin Street. A DJ was playing upbeat tunes all evening.
Bluesky's Susan Smith, CHEO CEO Alex Munter, Bluesky's Elizabeth Gray-Smith, and CMA's Kristin Smith.
NSERC President Mario Pinto talking to Phil Fontaine, former AFN national chief.
Bruce Heyman speaking with Huawei's Scott Bradley, and Liberal transition head Peter Harder.
Liberal MP Kim Rudd talks to Huffington Post Canada's Althia Raj.
Director of Communications to the House Speaker, Heather Bradley.
Bluesky Strategy's Codie Taylor, and Emily Smith in behind.
Kyle Harrietha, left, a staffer to Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna.
Mike Storeshaw, director of media relations to interim Conservative Party Leader Rona Ambrose.