Federal government must follow U.S. shift away from highway expansion
"We are at a pivotal moment in the green transformation," Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland told the House of Commons while releasing the 2021 federal budget. "We can lead, or we can be left behind. Our government knows that the only choice for Canada is to be in the vanguard."
This week’s federal budget shows why the real battle to watch will be between Justin Trudeau’s Liberals and Jagmeet Singh’s NDP.
Funding federal pharmacare, enacting a wealth tax and ensuring homes are more affordable were all measures the Liberals should have taken.
Bring on the old folks! Youthful climate activists filled streets around the world in 2019. But once all of us were hunkered down due to COVID-19, it was time for the wisdom of our retired citizens to rise up.
The premier’s comprehensively botched response to the pandemic continues to harm Ontario’s most vulnerable populations
The pandemic has exposed extreme inequality and a torn social safety net. With the alluring exception of childcare, Monday's budget shows the Liberals have chosen to protect the billionaires rather than do something about them, writes Tom Parkin.
Over half of BC workers do not have access to paid sick days
As the third wave built and now may drown us, our leaders keep blathering about ‘balance.’
Canada is already experiencing a deadly third wave of COVID-19. But the rise of the P1 variant threatens to make the pandemic worse. Governments and the public will have to act fast to prevent further spread of a scarier variant.