Every year seems to be a forest fire catastrophe in Canada now, and the losses to the industry and rural communities are incalculable.
Despite all of the recent engagement between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump, there has been no action on removing the tariffs the Americans placed on Canadian softwood lumber in 2017, writes Richard Cannings. Photograph courtesy of Justin Trudeau’s Twitter
Recently there has been much focus on the challenges facing the oil sector of Canada’s economy, but much less attention has been paid to the serious problems confronting the forestry sector.
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
If the current voting trends continued until election time, the Green Party could win 14 seats, says EKOS president Frank Graves. But he also says if progressive voters choose to vote strategically to prevent the Conservatives from forming government, they could vote for the Liberals.