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Policy Briefing: The Great Rebuilding, Part Two
Hundreds gather on Parliament Hill to call the government to take action on climate change on May 3, 2019. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

In the next wave of economic recovery, ‘speed, scale, and simplicity’ need to make way for sustainability

Putting 'green strings' on government spending and subsidies should be a key part of Canada's effort to fight climate change.
Cutbacks to downsize Canada's national debt would come on the backs of Canadian households.
The governing Liberals 'will pay a heavy political price,' if they don't introduce a new wealth tax, said NDP finance critic Peter Julian.
The loss of life and financial devastation associated with COVID-19 have been concentrated in Canada’s cities, but the data is often reported in a way that makes us blind to this reality.
Opinion|Philip Cross
It will be a hollow victory to help individuals survive the first stage of the crisis, but then have their jobs disappear later this year or next.
Home care and informal care givers must be utilized and better supported in any re-think of Canada's approach to caring for its oldest residents.
Opinion|David Gordon
COVID showed us what's possible when the roads aren't clogged with cars. Let's hang onto that when things get back to 'normal.'
Opinion|John Gradek
With all the flight and travel restrictions in place during COVID-19, the aviation industry is truly at the mercy of government policies.
Building structure into a remote working routine will help to ward off 'presenteeism.'

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