For conservative premiers across the country, and conservative politicians throughout North America, protecting the freedom to do business seems more important than preventing the spread of a deadly virus.
Solar energy has an increasingly important role to play in combatting the global threat of climate change and helping Canada reach its 2050 net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target, writes Robert Hornung of the Canadian Renewable Energy Association.
Ask journalists and they’ll tell you the numbers revealed in a recent information commissioner’s report are the norm, rather than the exception, says Brett Jolly, national president of the Canadian Association of Journalists.
"Over millennia, we have developed confidence that we will overcome challenges with each other," says 32-year-old La'goot (Spencer Greening). "Yes, you face fear and worry in times of a changing climate, but you have faith that you can overcome together."
The federal fiscal update unveiled Monday is a chance to address the current crisis but also move into the rebuild phases of this pandemic, says David Macdonald, senior economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.