Understandably, the pandemic has taken priority, but every month that we fail to break down barriers and align our efforts and investments in AI for health is another lost opportunity for better health.
There is a weird but widespread custom, especially prevalent among Russian bureaucrats and three-year-olds, in which you aggressively deny the plain truth even while you and your listener are both looking at it.
The feds should set up a non-partisan, expert-based Macdonald-type commission to detoxify the carbon tax and climate debate and create a space, post-COVID, for civic engagement with a positive purpose.
While a ‘missed opportunity’ in the earlier days of the pandemic, some observers worry tying strings to provincial and territorial access to potentially life-saving vaccines could be seen as ‘unethical.’
Katie Telford repeatedly deflected questions around whether she ‘deliberately withheld’ information from the prime minister, instead pointing to the advice the PMO received from the bureaucracy that it wouldn’t have been appropriate for political staffers and politicians to get involved.
With so much of everyday life migrating online due to the pandemic, says Michael Edwards of Sussex Strategy, the potential for engaging political supporters who weren’t initially comfortable doing transactions has grown.
The 'Ambassador of Note' distinction is given to envoys that were involved in an 'ongoing activity or a single major event' that had 'significant impact on Canadian foreign policy or on how Canada was seen in the world.'