David is the father of three children. While pushing his kids on the swings at his local park in Ottawa, he confesses to other parents at the playground that he’s concerned about putting his kids . . .
On Tuesday, while activists reportedly tried to “arrest” Premier John Horgan at his house in British Columbia, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to the House of Commons, stressing the need for “. . .
Grocery giant Sobeys has unveiled what it calls Canada’s first smart shopping cart at a store in Ontario. It’s a great idea for people looking for assistance in shopping and to be on their way as . . .
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently proposed a federal ban on certain single-use plastics, in an effort to protect marine life and the beauty of Canadian shores. But the proposal fails to get to. . .
When the Alberta government introduced its carbon dioxide emissions tax, ministers often claimed that if they hadn’t, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would impose his own tax, leaving taxpayers worse. . .
In 2016, the economy had one of its most difficult years, with growth at a mere 1.3 per cent. Looking forward, it doesn't get much better. The federal Department of Finance predicts economic growth. . .
WINNIPEG, Man. - Organizations advocating for family caregivers are applauding Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent statement in recognition of family caregivers on National Carers Day. I'm less . . .
VANCOUVER, B.C. - Last month during band elections on the O'Chiese First Nation in central Alberta, incumbent Chief Darren Whitford won his seventh straight term after a new electoral rule, which . . .
VANCOUVER, B.C.- Many of us are guilty of failing to learn lessons from the past and then going on to repeat avoidable mistakes. Alberta's 2017 budget is a prime example of this at the government . . .
CALGARY, Alta. - In recent years, depressed commodity prices have plagued Canada's mining industry. One recent report showed that spending on exploration - the lifeblood of the industry - dropped . . .
VANCOUVER, B.C. - The recent federal budget adds fuel to the growing problem of policy uncertainty hovering over the Canadian economy. It's essentially status quo. It fails to chart a clear course . . .
TORONTO, Ont. - Canadians often express pride in our universal health system, which provides publicly-funded doctor and hospital services. We don't have to worry about filing for bankruptcy to get . . .
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C.- Just when we thought we had advanced as a society, putting disgraceful intolerance behind us and embracing and celebrating our ethnic diversity, we realize we still have a long. . .
St. John's, N.L.- Newfoundland and Labrador's 2017 budget needs to correct a public finance crisis, which has been ushered in by years of high spending and big drops in oil-based revenues. It's a . . .
VANCOUVER, Troy Media/ - It's budget day in Alberta, and some interest groups, including an organization called Public Interest Alberta, want the Notley government to eliminate government funding . . .
VANCOUVER, B.C. - Over the coming weeks, the Trudeau government and several provincial governments will release budgets that will include plans to collectively spend hundreds of billions of dollars. . .
CALGARY, Alta. - A distraught young mother from British Columbia recently took her own life while in the grip of postpartum depression, leaving behind a grieving husband and infant son. She was a . . .
Nicole Letourneau and Cindy-Lee DennisMarch 12, 2017
VANCOUVER, B.C. - There's a general, indeed a strong consensus, within the economic community that a properly designed carbon tax can both reduce emissions and improve the economy. We broadly agree. . .
HALIFAX, N.S.— The New Brunswick Medical Society (NBMS) has released the results of a survey about various health-related public policies. Chief among its recommendations is a tax on sugary drinks.. . .