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Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured on Sept. 11, 2020, is soliciting feedback from stakeholders and the public on the nationwide infrastructure assessment plan until June 30. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Feds’ infrastructure assessment plan welcomed, but experts caution bumpy road ahead

The national infrastructure assessment will be the first project of its kind in Canada, and will follow in the footsteps of similar efforts in the U.K. and Australia.
Opinion|By Scott Taylor
For those who would argue that the Snowbirds are a good recruiting tool for the RCAF, the fact is the Snowbirds present a misleading image of what a modern air force actually does.
Opinion|By Valérie Courtois
When the COVID-19 pandemic starts to recede, the existential threats of climate change and loss of biodiversity will continue to mount.
Opinion|By Douglas Roche
It is not surprising that 80 per cent of Canadians think that Canada is not prepared to handle a nuclear weapons emergency and that these weapons, now numbering more than 13,000 in the world, should be eliminated.
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Plus, the Federal Court of Appeal overturns the suspension of the refugee pact between Canada and the United States, siding with the government.
Opinion|By Gwynne Dyer
'Justice' could have been delivered by a single assassin or one mass bombing raid on the camp of Osama bin Laden, al-Qaeda’s leader, tucked away deep in the Afghan hills.
Opinion|By Priyanka Lloyd
While funding programs will be critical, equally important will be specific investments to build the capacity of small businesses to prioritize this work and modify their business activities to reduce their carbon emissi
Opinion|By Bill Henderson
We need governments—especially Biden's American government—to lead in what is probably our last chance to escape climate catastrophe.
Financial support for digital literacy will bolster the digital citizenship of young Canadians, equipping them with the skills to shape the values of their online communities.
The government’s time allocation motion will cut off debate on Bill C-15 after just a few speeches.
Last July, a landmark Federal Court ruling declared the 17-year-old refugee pact violated the Charter. Today, the appeal court disagreed, and so the treaty will remain in effect.
News|By Beatrice Paez
What is and isn’t considered a subsidy is politically charged. The government and industry are both likely to dispute or take issue with the inclusion of some, or many, of the programs to the group's tally. 
Plus, Liberal MP Will Amos admits to an ‘unfortunate mistake’ where he appeared yesterday in his birthday suit on other MP’s screens in what one observed was a first for virtual Parliament.
Opinion|By Mark Wegierski
Instead of opposing Green philosophy, Conservatives should be looking at what genuinely Conservative and Green ideas have in common.
Opinion|By Alma Brooks
Invite us to the table. End the discrimination. And respectfully use a distinction-based approach when it is needed. Not as a blanket approach to exclude women and gender diverse people or other relevant stakeholders.
Opinion|By Gerry Nicholls
Is it possible to turn all this around? Sure, it is. But Conservatives must first start to believe in themselves and in their values.
News|By Palak Mangat
While gaining a change in immigration status can be ‘transformational,’ the new policy does not go far enough as it excludes those not proficient in English or French, says one expert.
Opinion|By Andrew Caddell
The death of any public figure is a time for reflection, and I feel sympathy for the Queen at the loss of her husband. But in this outpouring of grief, we have come across as a colony rather than an independent country.
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