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Stephen Harper

Game on! Harper calls election amid crumbling economy

Harper calls historic election as Canadian economy sinks.

Everything you need to know about the net-zero housing revolution

Six questions for a B.C. net-zero home builder and environmental consultant.
Adriane Carr on the campaign trail last year.

Carr's move to abolish big civic party donations is still in play

Banning big donations would restore faith and public confidence in the decision-making at the council table, says Adriane Carr.
First past the post, Proportional representation, Canadian politics

Lessons from the UK: why Canada needs proportional representation

Britain, the so-called birthplace of democracy, has just come through another wasteful, unbalanced, damaging first-past-the-post (FPTP) national election. And although two-thirds of Britons would...
The cenotaph at Victory Square Park

On November 11, think of voting on November 15

"Yes, the long memory is the most radical idea in this country. It is the loss of that long memory which deprives our people of that connective flow of thoughts and events that clarifies our vision,...

United Arab Emirates forces women to breastfeed and America freaks out

United Arab Emirates forces women to breastfeed and America freaks out, but should we follow suit instead?
Spectrum students.

Spectrum Food Program is One of a Kind

Spectrum students prepare meals for everyone in their program.

New Survey Finds Canadian Financial Giants Not Adequately Addressing Climate Change Risks

Is your pension fund or insurance company a leader or laggard when it comes to avoiding risky bets on the future impacts of climate change? A new survey finds that major Canadian institutional...

Carbon capture and storage is King Coal's pipe-dream

A new study released today at the UN climate conference underway in Warsaw, Poland finds that new coal plants cannot be built if we are to keep global warming below the 2° Celsius threshold. That is...

Will Harper straighten up at the climate table?

With another round of international climate negotiations opening this week in Warsaw, Poland, and a new poll finding Canadians wanting leadership on the issue, Stephen Harper and his Conservative...