Even at the best of times, mixed messaging is problematic. But introducing it into an information ecosystem that’s rife with bad-faith actors and conspiracy theorists is a recipe for disaster, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
The Bloc Québécois is pushing the Liberal government to avoid calling an election during the pandemic. But, writes Gérard Montpetit, there is another reason to pay attention to the Bloc: the environment.
In the race to protect ourselves against COVID-19, Canada's government and corporate interests have opted not for solidarity but for charity, a habit that has directly enabled vaccine apartheid, writes Jesse Firempong.
Racism is at the core of the extractive, exploitative and inequitable economic system we live under — a system that, if unchanged, is incompatible with a just transition to a clean energy future, writes Janelle Lapointe.
What’s missing from the federal government's plan to lower greenhouse gas emissions is an overarching strategy that would position Canada for success and chart a course toward net-zero emissions by 2050, writes Goldy Hyder, president and CEO of the Business Council of Canada.