The prime minister of Barbados evoked a Jamaican reggae legend on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, as she described in stark terms the "triple crisis" in her region that's threatening the health and welfare of the entire Western Hemisphere.
The federal and Ontario governments are spending $259 million each to support production at General Motors facilities in the province, including an electric vehicle production line they say will be the first of its kind in the country.
The industry group is asking the government to accelerate spending on building up trade and transport infrastructure, and co-ordinate with the U.S and Mexico on building more continental capacity to ease reliance on overseas goods.
Getting the world to net-zero emissions by 2050 will require the production of critical minerals and metals to grow sixfold over the next 30 years, the International Energy Agency declared in a report earlier this year — and it found the current pace of growth isn't even close.
Hate speech, disinformation and online extremism can't be allowed to prevent people from enjoying the freedom that cyberspace offers, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at an international discussion on the internet.
The situation is leading to calls on the federal government to use the current snarl in global supply chains to become more active in rethinking and reshaping the country's reliance on foreign suppliers.