We have had the Great Depression and the Great Recession. Are we entering the early days of the Great Reflection?
A man, pictured on March 27, 2020, wearing a protective mask walking past the Bank of Canada Museum in Ottawa. 'A lot of people are afraid of incoming bills that they won’t be able to pay. Is a consumer- and debt-driven life, sustained by ubiquitous marketing, the good life? Is choosing a life that needs to get an emergency bailout or loan deferral to survive a smart and sustainable choice,' asks columnist Michael Harris.
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HALIFAX—Beyond the life and death issues presented by COVID-19, is there a social phenomenon brewing?
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'If the 10 MPs are articulating the position for Nova Scotia, I would like to think the government would consider that as a strong indicator of what's happening on the ground,' says Liberal MP Darrell Samson says.
House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.
As the epidemic reshapes everything, it’s time for the country to put aside traditional convictions and economic frameworks and try to pull together to build a future better suited to a changing, endangered world.
Furey’s greatest challenge will not be enthusiasm or passion, but rather the provincial political system that has rarely rewarded disruption and provides benefits for ward keepers who do not shake things up.
'Building diverse and inclusive workforces is essential to the effectiveness of the security and intelligence community,' according to the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians' annual report.