A court battle over a B.C. First Nations baby’s care is far from over, with two court dates set in the next week, but the early stages of the fight exemplify Canada’s national crisis in First Nations child welfare.
Our national interest is served by making decisions based on science and respect for Indigenous rights — not through crass political compromises and back room deals, writes environmental activist Tzeporah Berman.
Ottawa and Alberta are steaming over so-called pipeline “delays,” but documents filed with the National Energy Board (NEB) reveal their anger should be directed at Kinder Morgan itself, not the City of Burnaby or British Columbia. The Trudeau and Notley governments are in an uproar over what amounts to a missed deadline that was fabricated by the company.
Quebec nurses are hoping that breaking their silence about unsustainable conditions and the erosion of patient care, coupled with the province entering a pre-electoral season, will finally make the government listen to them.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit next week to India seems to be part of a game plan to garner Indo-Canadian votes, for one can find no other credible reasons for the week-long visit, writes former Canadian diplomat Bhupinder Liddar.