Scientific breakthroughs have invariably started in what a bean-counter might dismiss as wool-gathering.
Our Arctic strategy must make its top priority keeping the permafrost cold.
Climate should be top of mind.
Trudeauâ€™s challenge is to keep his eye on the real goal: protecting our children from an unliveable world.
We need to develop a comprehensive dementia strategy. Within 25 years, the number of people living with Alzheimerâ€™s disease or a related dementia could reach 1.3 million and will have the highest economic, social, and health costs of all diseases in Canada.
Pretty bad. Because of the investor-state dispute mechanism, and more.
The Liberals are pledging to get rid of any sections that are dangerous. Thatâ€™s pretty much the whole bill.
The horrible reality is that the 2016 budget delivers a large deficit, but without the kind of investments necessary to stimulate the economy to ensure the national finances are strong enough in seven years to close the deal. It reminds me of the themed protest of the UN climate negotiations in 2013 in Warsaw. Everywhere you looked were buttons and banners proclaiming 'WTF?' Translation 'Whereâ€™s the Financing?'