To those who know Michael Binnion, MMN offers but one glimpse of a well-connected and determined insider’s campaign to change our national conversation about both fossil fuels generally and carbon pricing in particular.
What if, next time, a particular province opposes the expansion of inter-provincial rail systems or electricity transmission lines — both of which are important to fight climate change and build a clean economy. Should they get a veto too?
Editor's note: Canada's National Observer invited Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Jagmeet Singh, Elizabeth May and Andrew Scheer to speak directly to our readers through op-eds as the campaign winds down. Op-eds are forthcoming from Singh and May.
Four days before Canadians go to the polls, the leaders of Canada's three largest federal parties argued on Thursday, October 17, 2019, over how the country will be governed if there is no clear winner on election day.
In an election campaign haunted by the spectres of racism and anti-immigrant backlash, both at home and abroad, the NDP leader has repeatedly been thrust into the role of unofficial spokesperson for racialized Canadians.