How do we pull ourselves out of the doldrums of decadence? Over the coming weeks, The Hub will be publishing essays by leading Canadian thinkers and writers that aim to provide answers to this question.
The question of UFOs has suddenly become a big political issue. Elite voices who generally tend to be more skeptical on these issues are now giving it more attention.
We are born into this world as actors being put on a stage without a script. And the first question to ask is, are there other actors so we can ask them what the play is about?
Fifty years on from our first discussions about intelligent life in the universe, we’re still having the same debate. We haven’t made contact. We haven’t seen any sign of them out there.
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland refrained from action in the banking sector despite the need for reform in a critical area of the economy that has too often been slow to change.
These regulatory measures are based on economic assumptions that do not hold water, and they will only end up hurting Canadian consumers.
The bad news for the government is that most of the people who have heard of the bill disapprove of it. The good news, then, is that barely anyone is aware of the controversial bill now winding through Parliament.
Excluding the internet from regulation was an inspired decision. It has contributed to a burst of creativity, innovation, and new opportunities for Canadian creators and producers by massively expanding their market reach to a global audience.
Strict data privacy laws and prohibitions against sharing data across platforms would undermine an industry to which we are all just digital cows, our likes and dislikes, our appetites and perversions, milked by server farms for profit.
Big tech platforms serve as an etheric parrot that collects information on our impulses and mirrors back the content we find tantalizing