More than a half century ago, Pierre Trudeau became Canada’s 15th prime minister. He is one of the notable holders of this office and his achievements were remarkable. For some, however, his tenure is seen as damaging to Canada, including on Indigenous issues.
Legault should be forced to carry the weight of Quebec’s more than 11,000 pandemic deaths to his grave.
When the third wave of COVID-19 hit Canada and the benefits of the short-lived hero pay had long passed, workers’ advocates made renewed calls for a paid sick leave policy.
No, oil and gas can’t pay for our green energy transition. And more fairy tales debunked.
One long-held excuse for not getting off oil, gas and coal faster is that energy sources like solar and wind only work when the sun's shining or the wind's blowing. Now, rapid advances in energy storage technologies, along with falling prices, have rendered that excuse meaningless.
You're reading it here because you can't read it anywhere else. Not one major newspaper or media outlet in Canada carried news that should have interested every one of us -- Sunday's press release from the head of the religious order that was responsible for burying 215 bodies of Indigenous children in unmarked graves at a former residential school.
Recent statistics indicate that significant progress is being made in vaccinating Canadians. But there is still a long way to go in getting people inoculated against COVID-19. In Saskatchewan 24 per cent "remain unconvinced" about getting the shot. Alberta is second with about 17 per cent expressing that view. The rest of Canada comes in at about 12 per cent.
U.S. President Joe Biden rejects the idea of an economy where workers have to compete for jobs. With an analysis you would expect from a social democratic government, Biden is calling for the U.S. to move to an economy where companies have to compete for workers.
The European Commission recently published a proposal for a regulation on artificial intelligence (AI). This is the first document of its kind to attempt to tame the multi-tentacled beast that is artificial intelligence.
Approving the Grassy Mountain Coal Project could enable industrializing Alberta’s sensitive and vital eastern slopes.