A lot of work will be required to make the transition off of fossil fuels. This should be embraced as a collective, nation-building project.
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney meets with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa May 2. We need to be mindful of the regional nature of resource employment, and Alberta is already leading the way with a strategy and programs for workers affected by the province’s phase-out of coal-fired electricity, writes Marc Lee. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Canada has an uneasy history when it comes to fossil fuels and climate change. Our leaders have been great at setting far-off targets for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) or carbon emissions, then failing to meet them.
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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.