Nearly half of Canadians fear the government spent more money than was necessary to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, according to exclusive polling conducted for The Hub by Public Square Research and Maru/Blue.
“He ran explicitly against me and Alberta in the last election, saying in Quebec in the last week, in French, that we need a prime minister who will stand up to Jason Kenney and the big Alberta oil companies,” said Kenney, in an exclusive interview with The Hub.
Canada needs to stop conducting “diplomacy on autopilot” with China if it wants to join a burgeoning international effort to check the country’s ambitions, argued David Mulroney, Canada’s former ambassador to China.
About half of Canadians will be looking wistfully toward Iceland where a trial run of a reduced work week has been described as an “overwhelming success” and led to a sea change in the way people do business in the country.
You may imagine that Canada Day came about due to a rich parliamentary debate about how best to celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s birth. In fact, it came about 40 years ago thanks to 13 MPs pulling a fast one on their colleagues.
The Angus Reid Institute poll shows that the percentage of Canadians who think diversity makes the country better is growing in lockstep with the size of Canada’s visible minority population.
The discovery last month of the remains of 215 Indigenous children buried haphazardly outside the former Kamloops Indian Residential School captured Canada’s attention and once again forced the country to grapple with its long history of residential schools. And it is a long history.
As vaccines roll out across the country, reaching an ever-growing majority of Canadians, the remnants of the pandemic that will be more than just temporary oddities are starting to come into focus.
Although it’s tempting to attribute the current housing crunch to a perfect storm brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and record low interest rates, the historical record disagrees.
The ambition of any business is to crush the competition but for these teams the goal was to crush the very idea of competition itself.