To give credit where credit is due—not an approach to be encouraged in journalism, normally—Justin Trudeau has, so far, made good on his promises to women. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Be vigilant about more trade with China but don’t shy away from a trade deal that offers real gains to Canadian companies and consumers. This isn’t your grandfather’s (or even your father’s) China.
Restoring Canada’s international prominence in research will take several years of steadily increasing investment, ongoing improvements in governance, and steadfast leadership by the Government of Canada. But the rebuilding process must start now with the 2018 budget. The success of Canada’s young researchers—vital to our country’s future prosperity—depends upon it.
Federal and provincial assessment and review processes need to ensure that there are meaningful, public evaluations of the economic rationality, and social and environmental impacts of energy and resource projects before they proceed.
What Trump is doing now, for no better reason than to keep some American voters happy, is rubbing the Arabs’ noses in their defeat. Being normal human beings, they will respond by re-opening the struggle—not to the point where they risk being destroyed by Israel, but at least enough to save face and do a lot of damage, writes Gwynne Dyer.
The government recently announced that not only will the sales tax on medical cannabis continue, but that it will also be subject to the same excise tax as recreational cannabis.