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‘The Revenge of the Old Economy’

Canada largely owes its economic development to natural resources, the vast and (theoretically) sustainable resources like lumber, fish, minerals, agriculture and energy in the form of oil and natural gas. Borrowing liberally from Harold Innis’s iconic The Fur Trade in Canada, hewers of wood and drawers of water we were, and in many ways, we … Continue reading

Editorial: The Right’s Tunnel Vision on Women’s Health

In 1967, Pierre Trudeau famously said “There’s no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation.” Today I would like to borrow from this piece of rhetorical genius when I say “There’s no place for the state in the vaginas of the nation.” Not this nation, or any other nation for that matter. … Continue reading

May and the GPC head to court

UPDATE: They didn’t want it to come to this, but Elizabeth May and the Green Party of Canada are heading to the Federal Court of Appeal over their exclusion from the televised Leaders debate, according to the Vancouver Sun. Despite tens of thousands of petition signatures in support of her right to debate and pleas … Continue reading

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