An urbanized environmental policy neglects environmental issues outside of cities.
The Honourable John Baird, Minister of the Environment, announced today the appointment of Robert A. Dubé, Robert Sopuck, and Donald F. MacKinnon to the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE). These appointments are effective immediately.
A sentimental naïvety is no substitute for the hard calculation of costs and benefits. Organic farming on a wide scale would entail more environment destruction than it’s worth.
Do we have to wreck our prosperous economy in order to secure the value of a clean environment? Environmental extremists must recognize that when governments use sledgehammers to accomplish laudatory goals, they do more harm than good.
For the past 14 years, Vancouver surgeon Dr. Brian Day has led the charge for health-care reform, pushing for the right of patients to pay for private care if their health and well-being are threatened as a result of waiting in a stagnant and overburdened public...
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...
Canadian farm policy is developed by bureaucrats while U.S. farm policy is developed by elected officials. That makes all the difference.
The U.S. Farm Bill proposals reduce direct crop subsidies but increase conservation incentive programs.
Environmental extremists have no place in decision-making about the harvesting of our forests.
Rural frustration boils over in Ontario.
Web logs or “blogs” are becoming important communications tools.
Mr. Driessen calls this “eco-imperialism,” an effective term that appeals to the disdain for the domination of vulnerable or weak societies by the more powerful. This resonates with rural Canadians, especially those engaged in the fur trade and commercial forestry, some of whom are the chief victims of this sort of arrogance.
The year 2004 was very challenging for the farm sector.
The Government of Manitoba has reduced the education tax levels on farmland.
Robert Sopuck opines that rural America was the big winner in the U.S. presidential election