Establishing commemorative days or months are a tool to assert the need for action and solidify support for the downtrodden.
The cancellation of systemic racism hearings means that there will be no focus on understanding the perilous effects of the problem on visible minorities' well-being.
"Your talents, and presence are needed, desired."
Watching the CBC's 10-part television series Canada: The Story Of Us had me figuratively scratching my head. It left me flabbergasted and astounded. Critics have decried the series' anglo-centric slant on history. Respect should come from all sides, beginning with cordiality, recognition and representation.
Move over, Dwight Ball.
The province has had its own cap and trade system since 2013.
One of the event’s organizers reportedly threw something at Couillard towards the end of the vigil in a surprise outburst.
Corporate welfare teaches companies and regions that what's important is about getting your "fair cut" of "free" money. And when your cut isn't perceived as fair, it can turn a wasteful policy into a corrosive, emotional weapon to be used by those with regional grievances.
I decided to give you a short list of the Couillard government's extraordinary spending this fall for friends of the Liberal Party. You see, the list speaks for itself and shows how much the austerity we are confronted with varies depending on who's involved.
What's the most upsetting in all this is the speed with which the government invests large amounts in a private company for a high-risk project at the same time as it is loath to invest in public services. Our government of bankers and businessmen should remember that it is responsible for managing for the common good -- period!