There is a need for federal leadership on child poverty and inequity.
There’s a dire need to directly involve Canadian society to help our Canadian Armed Forces veterans move closer to a productive life and away from the darkness of suicide.
Monday’s Senate National Security and Defence Committee hearing could mark the beginning of a national conversation on the future of intelligence accountability in Canada, the likes of which has not taken place in the nearly 30 years since CSIS was hived off from the RCMP’s Security Service.
Real reforms to our public pensions have never been closer. But to finally take it over the top we are missing one key element—leadership.
These are two good reasons to aspire to improve the ways in which we inspire interest and capacities in mathematics.
Collectively, we must step up our game in each of these areas to create jobs, improve our productivity and ensure the economic prosperity of this country.
There is a 15 per cent to 20 per cent shortage of mental health professionals in the CAF and quality and consistency of the existing care is found wanting, exacerbated by sending military members to unmonitored outside providers. As well, by merely wiping their hands of those who don’t come forward, DND has perpetuated a profound abandonment of the injured who need new strategies to receive help.
For the first time, the people of the N.W.T. will enjoy a level of self-determination and control over territorial affairs on par with that enjoyed by their fellow Canadians in the provinces and Yukon, fulfilling the implicit promise made 46 years ago and secured through the ongoing development of a fully elected and representative Legislative Assembly that has steadily assumed responsibilities from Canada.’
The average backbencher is going to have to become much more knowledgeable about the philosophy underlying our institutions and courageous in the face of executive power if we are ever going to improve our Parliamentary institutions along the lines proposed by Michael Chong.
But for ‘Boomers,’ their cataclysmic event in life has been and forever will be Nov. 22, 1963, the day U.S. president John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The event continues to redound throughout the decades; it remains the political equivalent of a fascinating text that the author never finished.
For pollsters, the consequences of ignoring voting behaviour of the 'not likely' voters and underestimating the size of the group creates a fertile ground for producing inaccurate voting projections.
Communities across Canada and the United States are helping to build one of the biggest, and most inclusive, climate change movements yet.
For projects like the Canadian Surface Combatant, announced and budgeted in 2008, the impact of further delay is that the project is losing up to $1-million a day in buying power due to defence‐specific inflation.
Fewer than 40 per cent of working Canadians are covered by a registered pension plan.