Canadian exports of aircraft, aircraft engines and aircraft parts reached a near-record high of $10.8-billion in 2013, a 5.4 per cent increase from the year before.
Scientists alone cannot answer all of the questions raised by their own research. They will be ably served by the scholarship and engagement of ethicists, legal scholars and social scientists to help find answers and direction.
Not since he won office in 2006 has leadership now been important for the Prime Minister on Canada’s energy resources and the environment.
Canada cannot be left behind when it comes to tapping into the infinite promise of synthetic biology. It is up to us to invent our future now.
Given that diversity and creativity have been recognized as key attributes to fostering innovation, Canada is well-positioned to embrace and benefit from those differences.
If and when we encourage value-added production in all sectors, including resource development.
Connecting people across international borders is an important component of a strategy to bring this about.
In fact, scientists are now telling us that they’re more acidic than any time in the last 55 million years. And worryingly, some parts of our oceans have already become corrosive.
We need to recognize that access to cutting-edge digital infrastructure is essential in enabling Canadians to innovate and be leaders on the world stage.
But Canada is still falling short, confirmed, once again, in the latest OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook. We have to do better.
Justice Gary Hearn made it clear in his verdict and sentence that he believes it is likely the main perpetrators are still out there. If the people who orchestrated the widespread 2011 election fraud remain at large, what’s to prevent the ringleaders from striking again in the next election?
Nov. 20 was Sir Wilfrid Laurier Day across Canada thanks to an act of Parliament. It is the annual opportunity Canadians have to reflect upon the life and legacy of Laurier, Canada’s first French Canadian prime minister. Shortly after the 1891 election, which saw Sir John A. Macdonald defeat his most worthy opponent, the first prime minister died. The young Dominion was plunged into mourning when her citizens learned that John A. had passed away at Earnscliffe on the evening of June 6, 1891. When the House of Commons met in the sad aftermath, Laurier rose and delivered the greatest tribute in Canadian history. On Sir Wilfrid Laurier Day 2014, falling as it does just short weeks before Macdonald of Kingston’s bicentennial day in January, an edited version of Laurier’s eulogy of the Father of Confederation from the new book, Canada Transformed: The Speeches of Sir John A. Macdonald, A Bicentennial Celebration, is found below.
On Nov. 13, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair and NDP Whip Nycole Turmel sent a letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau with suggestions on how to address recent allegations of harassment on Parliament Hill. The other party leaders, whips and House leaders were also copied. Below is a transcript of the letter.
Robert Reich is one of the most eloquent, knowledgeable, and persuasive thinkers in North America about why widening inequality of income, wealth, and power is not just one issue, but the issue of our time.
Hugh Segal, a lifelong Tory who served as chief of staff to Ontario premier Bill Davis and prime minister Brian Mulroney, said Robert Reich’s ‘perspective and principles are attractive to a Red Tory like myself.’
Canada’s military priorities have shifted from the mountains of Afghanistan to the disputed waters of the Arctic, which has made the procurement of military hardware an increasingly complex logistical task.