Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau unveiled his party’s platform Wednesday, with more than $78 billion in new spending over the next five years largely focused on health care, child care, and economic recovery.
Until both sides are willing to spend more time talking about the merits of their own ideas rather than dunking on their opponents, Canadians aren’t going to get the kind of political conversations they need — and deserve, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
The email address where Afghan interpreters were told to send their application forms under an urgent resettlement plan crashed on Thursday, July 29, 2021, snarling what applicants and Canadian veterans say is an already chaotic process.
Business leaders are calling on Ottawa to immediately lay out a comprehensive plan to reopen the economy and international borders along with a vaccine certification process as they struggle to prepare for a summer season hanging in flux.
“If we are to talk about economics in general, I think we can’t hide the fact that there is huge divestment happening from the fossil fuel sector,” says David Suzuki Foundation director general for Quebec and Atlantic Canada, Sabaa Khan.
The Sustainable Finance Action Council, launched May 12, will draw upon “financial sector leaders” for help in transforming Canadian markets so that they properly measure, price and disclose the risks faced by businesses from the climate crisis.