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What do you think of this week’s Emergency Act decision?

What do you think of this week’s Emergency Act decision?

This week, the Federal Court ruled that invoking the Emergency Act (EA) to dispel the trucker protests (Freedom Convoy) in Ottawa in 2022 was unconstitutional. On the same day, the Liberal Government announced that they would appeal this verdict. The ruling flies in...

Limits on Affirmative Action

Limits on Affirmative Action

Unlike the U.S. Constitution, which is silent on Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Section 15(2) of Canada’s Constitution incorporates Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion through what is known as Affirmative Action. This clause grants increased access to educational...

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Transformers: More than Meets the Eye

The path to net zero, based on the much disputed belief that carbon dioxide is a pollution, is more steep and impractical than most people realize. Replacing fossil fuels with clean electricity will require much more power generation and a greatly upgraded grid to...

Single Use Plastic Banned Overturned By Federal Court

Single Use Plastic Banned Overturned By Federal Court

The Federal Court recently overturned the Federal Government's order to add certain single use plastics to the list of Federally banned toxic substances. What hasn't been reported by the media is that the deciding Federal Court Judge, Angela Fulanetto (appointed to...

Israel Gaza Conflict

Israel Gaza Conflict

The conflict in Israel is very complex and often difficult to understand. Do you think the media coverage is biased towards:

Military Bans Prayers?

Military Bans Prayers?

Recently, military chaplains were informed they could no longer pray at public ceremonies, especially to a God conceived as a “He.” One military chaplain lamented to the press that Canada had “violated” its “covenant with the dead” who fought “for God and country.”...

Carbon Dioxide is a Trace Gas?

Carbon Dioxide is a Trace Gas?

The misplaced idea that carbon dioxide is pollution undergirds the dubious concept of the carbon tax which has been a topic dominating the headlines in Canada for the last week.  The climate change industry holds that rising Co2 is heating the planet and we need to...

Targeted tax cut?

Targeted tax cut?

The federal government is removing its carbon tax on home heating oil- which is the primary source of heating in Atlantic Canada - until after the next election. Coincidentally, the government holds 24 seats of 32 seats in Atlantic Canada. ...

Australia’s Aboriginal Referendum Defeated

Australia’s Aboriginal Referendum Defeated

On Saturday, 14 October 2023, Australians voted in a referendum about whether to change the country’s constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing a body called the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice. The government described it as...