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Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland in Parliament on budget day. Image credit: Chrystia Freeland/Facebook
Karl Nerenberg | The Trudeau government's 2021 budget is a watershed document. It signals a major shift toward more government spending and increased federal regulation of the economy.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, March 12, 2021. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Kathleen O'Hara | Climate researchers Terry Moore and David Robertson have exposed the weaknesses -- even the dangers -- of the federal government's climate plan.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with media, March 5, 2021. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Matthew Behrens | While there has been plenty of awareness this year, there remains precious little government action on ending the scourge of male violence against women and children, both at home and globally.
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A piece of cobalt from a mining operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Image credit: Fairphone/Flickr
Joyce Nelson | A group of billionaires has been working closely for years with Natural Resources Canada in the drive for small modular reactors, especially for use in off-grid mining.
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Joyce Nelson | Opponents of nuclear technology they call "dirty, dangerous and distracting" will be watching the federal budget to see just how far the Liberals will go in their push for small modular reactors.
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Reg Whitaker | It is easy to be cynical about Liberal promises. But the NDP are mistaken to claim unbroken continuity from a past when the Liberals campaigned from the left and governed from the right.
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Karl Nerenberg | New Democrats and Liberals both had their conventions this past weekend. Liberal delegates were more focused on winning the next election and less on policy debates than their NDP counterparts.
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Ontario government official announce partnership with the federal government, city of Toronto and Sanofi to expand domestic vaccine manufacturing capacity. Image credit: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | The pandemic has only increased the clout of the powerful drug industry, which largely controls access to COVID vaccines desperately needed by Canadians and others.
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Bianca Mugyenyi | This weekend 100 people across the country will be participating in the No Fighter Jet Coalition's fast and vigils to oppose Canada's planned purchase of 88 new fighter jets.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, October 1, 2020. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Chuka Ejeckam | We all deserve better than the nihilistic politics on offer from Justin Trudeau's Liberals. It is really that simple.
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Craig Kielburger Marc Kielburger in 2008. Image credit: Wikimedia Commons
Karl Nerenberg | Craig and Marc Kielburger, the two brothers who founded WE Charity, have decided to play aggressive offence as they push back against the members of Parliament investigating them.
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Prime Minister Trudeau, Minister McKenna and Michael Sabia make an announcement on infrastructure funding, October 2020. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Linda McQuaig | Governments are generally secretive about giving handouts to business, but the Trudeau government has come up with a particularly sneaky way to offer corporate welfare.