It is important to see so many police and mental health leaders working together to change the culture; promote mental well-being; prevent mental health problems and illnesses; and, make it easier to seek help when needed, say MHCC and CACP.
'Treating the insurgencies primarily as a military rather than an ideological problem has caused the growth of insurgencies,' says Carleton University professor.
End-of-life care in Canada needs another look, says Charles Wright.
The vacancies—close to 20 per cent of the Senate—present an unusual opportunity to launch significant reform. All that is needed is a guiding vision.
But unless something changes, come election time there will be two battles: the Harper Conservatives will be running to win, and the NDP and Liberals will be fighting their own private war. It is a recipe for disaster for the country.
The Canadian TV industry gets a blindside sack and Jean-Pierre Blais gets in touch with his inner Pete Carroll, all so a few tweeters can see a Target ad instead of one for Canadian Tire during future Super Bowl telecasts. Somebody should tell them about the internet.
Mounties generally make poor security guards. Nobody joins the RCMP to check passes or idle outside embassies and federal buildings.
It is remarkable that, as we head towards a new budget and a federal election, the various political parties are fighting over a redistribution agenda rather than a growth agenda.
As we enter another period of global instability, Western, liberal-democracies, must strive to reshape the security-civil liberties dichotomy.
How far down the road to collapse are we? For my generation it’s not so far that we will see the worst of it. But what is alarming is that all the signs are so dramatically obvious.
The most effective role of government is to shape the medium- to long-term, rather than trying to have a big impact on what happens in the next year.
Canada needs improved access to mental healthcare services
How simplifying and standardizing food labels can help with better food choices
But the Conservatives’ economic strategy was built on a questionable foundation.
The Canadian Navy's corrosion management practices stand in stark contrast to those of two of Canada’s key allies. The U.S. Littoral Combat Ship USS Independence and the U.K. Astute-class nuclear submarines are two examples where deliberately cutting costs on preventative solutions contributed to corrosion.
It has been rightly observed that the struggle against Muslim terrorism of the sort that motivated the killings at Charlie Hebdo is one of free speech versus totalitarian repression. The same may also be said in the Muslim context, since it is obvious that a great many Muslims want nothing to do with al-Qaida, ISIS, Boko Haram, and their murderous and repressive ilk. But there is a far larger problem that looms above the question of free speech, because the future of civilization is at stake, writes Michael Bonner.
STI report Seizing Canada's Moment a political creed extolling the virtues of the current Conservative brand in support of research and innovation, says U of O prof.