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.’
Canadians better start noticing that betting on fossil fuels is not only stoking the furnace on future climate disasters, in purely economic terms, it’s stupid.
Multiculturalism was one of our country’s social revolutions of the 20th century. In the 21st century—a century in which American global leadership may be lacking—Canada needs a socio-strategic revolution. We need to find a way to unite those communities in Canada that would normally be divided by an overseas protracted social conflict behind a shared foreign policy approach.
The TFSA carries far higher risks than rewards—for individual Canadians, as well as for the economy as a whole.
Ottawa architect Barry Padolsky writes an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
The shortcomings in both practice and oversight point to the need for a strong legislative and policy response.