Canada’s ‘Leave it in the Ground’ Energy Policy Recently, the heads of government of Germany and Japan each came, cap in hand, to beg Prime Minister Trudeau to supply them with Canadian […]
Is There a Legal Limit to the Disruption of Protests?
Introduction The 2019/2020 blockades of the Canadian railway lines by certain indigenous occupiers set the precedent for the 2022 truckers’ blockades of Ottawa, the Windsor-Detroit Ambassador Bridge and other trade-sensitive locations in […]
Our “Made in China” Climate Policy
The main beneficiary of our climate policy is not the climate. It is China. China couldn’t do better if it had written our climate policies. We couldn’t do worse if China had […]
The Marshall Case: A Deal is a Deal the Supreme Court held. (But What’s the Deal?)
The Ugly Violence in Nova Scotia In the last two weeks there has been escalating violence in Nova Scotia, including assaults, a mob of 200 people threatening Mi’kmaq fishers, and burning down […]
UNDRIP: THE UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (PART 2 OF 3)
part 1 of this post is here PART 2: The BC Government Has Not Enshrined UNDRIP Into Law The B.C. government last year announced, to unanimous applause in the BC Legislature, that […]
Canada’s WE Scandal: Whose Fault Is It?
In April 2020 the federal Cabinet approved a sole-source contract with a charity called “WE” to distribute close to $1 billion to pay students for “volunteer” activities. On July 3 the contract […]