Tackling homelessness takes a community, says master’s grad

Tackling homelessness takes a community, says master’s gradSydney Stenekes credits her degree with giving her the confidence to engage with people of diverse cultures Growing up, Sydney Stenekes was taught to help others however she could. Whether teaching kids how to skate or speak English or serving as a student trustee for her school board, she learned “to love and respect everyone…

Why Canada shouldn’t consider returning to mandatory face masking

Why Canada shouldn’t consider returning to mandatory face maskingFortunately, most provincial governments and the feds are pushing back against the idea Several recent polls have indicated that a majority of Canadians wouldn’t be opposed to returning to mandatory face masking in public places. A Nanos Research survey conducted between Oct. 30 and Nov. 4 found that 52 per cent of Canadian respondents would…

Stringent Net Zero policies make no financial sense

Stringent Net Zero policies make no financial senseMajor financial institutions are revisiting their commitment to curbing oil and gas investment In the past few months there have been some noteworthy developments for the global alliance known as GFANZ (Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero). GFANZ, founded by Mark Carney and Michael Bloomberg in the spring of last year and promoted at COP26,…

Roadblocks persist to capping Russian crude exports

Roadblocks persist to capping Russian crude exportsThe EU is split on the price to charge for Russian exports There are less than two weeks left, but the decision to cap Russian seaborne crude exports at a ‘certain price level’ still faces significant roadblocks. And the G7 and the European Union have not yet made a final decision as to the price…

Canada must capitalize on the coming CCS boom

Canada must capitalize on the coming CCS boomBut it is imperative that companies in Canada receive the business certainty they need to move forward With the world in the grip of the first truly global energy crisis, millions of people are bracing for a winter that is expected to be marked by power brownouts, heating fuel shortages and widespread economic recession. Skyrocketing…

After 50 years, UN-led environmental central planning is failing

After 50 years, UN-led environmental central planning is failingThe primary goal of governments today is to keep the lights on “Fossil fuel addiction is hijacking humanity. Renewables are the exit ramp from the climate hell highway. Negotiators at COP27 have a chance to make a difference. They must make it here and now.” So tweeted United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on November 18…

Port of Churchill finally opening for business?

Port of Churchill finally opening for business?The opportunity costs of not exporting natural gas and oil remain enormous Manitoba premier Heather Stefanson finally voiced support for more energy exports out of Hudson Bay. That is excellent news because the potential is real and the reasons to refuse are illusory. “We are looking at liquefied natural gas, primarily,” Stefanson told reporters recently.…

CBC is a government monster gobbling up tax dollars

CBC is a government monster gobbling up tax dollarsHas outgrown its taxpayer-funded mandate, and Canadians can no longer afford it It’s time to defund the CBC. While many Canadians suffered from lockdowns, job losses and pay cuts, the CBC was handing out pay raises and bonuses. Documents obtained by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation show the CBC spent more than $51 million in bonuses…
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