'Budget 2017 has a lot more at stake for them; it definitely will be a chance for them to show traction,' says strategist Greg MacEachern.
Conservative leadership candidate Brad Trost says he might appeal to social conservatives who aren't seeing these positions from anyone else in the race. The Hill Times photograph by Cynthia Münster
Conservative leadership candidate Brad Trost says he would ‘de-emphasize’ climate change, as it isn’t the ‘earth-shattering’ issue it’s made out to be.
The sixth Sustainable Development Goal on clean water and sanitation is the catalyst for the successful realization of many of the other 16 goals. The truth is, they all go hand in hand. Failing on water and sanitation also means failing on gender equality, quality education, good health, resilient infrastructure, economic growth, and the list goes on.
Bradley Birkenfeld told The Hill Times that he'd be happy to provide valuable information with documents that could help Canadian authorities recover unpaid federal taxes in offshore accounts. It's estimated that Revenue Canada is losing about $8-billion in lost taxes from offshore bank accounts each year.
Canada has the opportunity to be a leader by investing in disaster risk reduction as well as wise agriculture development policies.