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Aug 14, 2018

Cool solutions mean a hothouse planet isn't inevitable

David Suzuki
The choices we make over the next decade will determine our future. We've already locked into substantial warming and are seeing the consequences, but it's not yet too late to change course.
Columnists
Aug 14, 2018
 Calgary Housing Action Initiative housing march. Photo: Grant Neufeld/Flickr

Why are people destitute in Canada?

A social safety net to ensure that every individual has enough to live on should be standard in a liberal democracy. Canada had such a social safety net, until it was abolished nearly 25 years ago.
News
Aug 8, 2018
Photo: Elizabeth Littlejohn

Families belong. That’s all

Nisha Toomey
Sharmeen Khan
When we demand that immigrant families stay together, we mean they should be free together. Families should live in safety and should not live under the terror of being separated.
News
Aug 8, 2018
Mexican government photo of Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador on July 25.

Mining for Canadian imperialism

José Luis Granados Ceja
A review of Canada's adventures in imperialism and colonialism following the meeting between Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Blog
Aug 7, 2018

Will energy efficiency stall climate disruption?

David Suzuki
Many experts argue that energy efficiency could play a major role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, especially in industrial nations like Canada and the U.S., where we tend to waste a lot.
Blog
Aug 6, 2018

The Grande Prairie Hospital saga

David J. Climenhaga
Innovative? In 2011, the Conservatives actually started construction on the still-unfinished Grande Prairie hospital before they knew exactly what they planned to put inside it!

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