Now that Access Commissioner Suzanne Legault has come out with fairly complex and technical proposals, Treasury Board President Tony Clement in an election year may be in no hurry to touch her belated proposals.
The policy will be in place for decades and will be difficult to change once businesses and households have adjusted to it.
As competent as Jeffrey Davidson may be, the government has not given him the tools necessary to be an effective regulator of the extractive sector. The proper role of the CSR counsellor deserves further study by government and industry.
It is fundamentally important we take action to prepare the structure of our livestock industries and the regulation of emerging antibiotic alternatives, says Avivagen president.
With Lancaster Sound, Canada has an opportunity to protect a homeland. It’s an opportunity to demonstrate a commitment to this region, and to the people and nature who have thrived there in harmony for thousands of years.
'We need a national pharmacare plan, an active and truly independent Health Council of Canada, comprehensive programs for health and wellness, and a determined enforcement of the Canada Health Act,' says former Saskatchewan premier Roy Romanow.
Changes to the TFW program put on the table have been driven by a need to hastily resolve a political crisis rather than a willingness to make effective and lasting reforms.
Last year, the Conservatives slashed infrastructure funding by nearly 90 per cent. This political decision, made by the Conservatives in an attempt to balance the budget for the next election, will do nothing to generate economic growth or help middle-class families.
More than 700 participants will be descending on Ontario this week for our sold-out event in what has already become the largest annual progressive politics conference in Canada.
When we protect our lands and waters we are not being ‘unlawful.’
We also expect that by helping the Canada warbler, we will be able to help many other species that share the same habitats.
For an industry that was admittedly once an environmental offender, the past few decades have been a remarkable journey.
It matters what attitudes Canada mobilizes when approaching other nations.
To successfully manage climate change, we propose to follow the polluters-pay principle and put a national price on carbon as a key enabling policy.
Governments, health-care providers and organizations, and even our communities, need to make changes that keep the really important end goal in mind—the health of Canadians. There is a better way.