Ontario is now the unquestioned hub of nuclear development in the West. Other provinces across the country can follow Ontario’s lead to use nuclear to produce clean, reliable, and affordable electricity.
Expanding nuclear generation across the country is a necessary requirement to decarbonize provincial grids that lack massive quantities of hydroelectricity to meet their electricity needs.
Canada has a major opportunity to seize the commanding heights of what could be a major export industry of the future and secure investment in a key value-adding industry for generations.
The loss of hockey isn’t merely about lost recreation. It represents the loss of something core to how we think about the country and our relationship to one another.
Canada can’t seem to build things anymore. The core issue for environmental assessments is that the timeline for their completion is consistently inconsistent.
The idea that the legislation is just in need of a quick fix shows how Ottawa views the problem, and almost guarantees further court challenges on whatever new scheme that it ultimately designs.
The first step to reclaiming Canada's cratering credibility? It's time to take foreign policy seriously
In this new world, it isn’t enough to talk about a “feminist foreign policy” or treat foreign policy as an extension of domestic politics. We must take our defence and security seriously and dedicate the scarce resources of attention and funding to strengthen them.
When it comes to generating power, these days being clean is just as important as being cheap. Fortunately, Canada’s largest province is scaling up its nuclear power ambitions, which is good news for Canada’s clean energy future.
Given the increasing global demand for critical minerals to be used in the manufacture of electric vehicles, Ontario’s biggest deposit of critical minerals, the Ring of Fire, is and should be viewed as a historic generational opportunity that must be developed.
By prioritizing the parts of the economy where we have real comparative advantages, we can avoid capital destruction and distortions that would result from a wasteful and unproductive competition with the U.S.