In recent weeks we have seen a confrontation between two visions of politics: one coming from a small male elite and another slowly emerging from centuries of patriarchy and colonialism.
The Liberal government finally introduced its pot legalization legislation, which contains many law-and-order measures to placate the many who are concerned about the impact of legal dope.
Kathleen Ruff has been pushing for a total ban of the cancer-causing substance for years. Tomorrow the Trudeau government will announce a ban on its use, import and export.
The Trudeau government's measures to limit food industry practices that push unhealthy products on children and adults are a small, but important, first step.
Jane Philpott, a serious conscientious minister, made a small mistake, has repeatedly acknowledged it, and just wants to get back to her files. How about we let her try?
While the Liberals waffle on an asbestos ban, people in Canada and around the world are dying from exposure to fibres. How does the government rationalize that?
Once again there is a national prise de conscience on the desperate state of Indigenous Canada, but how soon will it all fade from the public mind?
What's happening with the Liberal promise for a new health accord? The federal budget only mentions the negotiation of a new accord without commiting needed increases in health funding.
The Mamisarvik Healing Centre, a healing centre for Inuit people across the country, was set to close at the end of March due to lack of funding, but has received funding from the federal government.
The first Canadian clinic to pay donors for their blood products opened its doors in Saskatoon last month. ExaPharma will give donors a $25 gift card each time they donate plasma.