Mary Beckie, the U of A professor and director of community engagement studies at the School of Public Health, says yes. This pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities and inequities in the global [...]
Jason Foster, the associate professor of human resources and labour relations at Athabasca University, says yes. Canada has had migrant worker programs since the 1960s. For most of this time the [...]
Niels Veldhuis, the economist and Fraser Institute president says yes In June 2020 Alberta’s “Fair Deal” panel recommended that a comprehensive plan be developed to withdraw Albertans from the [...]
Avnish Nanda, the litigator and instructor in constitutional and environmental law at U of A, says yes. Our society places a high value on public safety and has developed a variety of state [...]
Lisa Young, the professor of political science at U of C says no Let’s be clear. An independent Alberta would be founded on a shameful betrayal of Indigenous people. Before Alberta was a [...]
Karen Kerr, the president of Edmonton Atheists and co-founder of Alberta Secular Conference says no. In Canada many charities and other non-profits, including churches and religious groups, are [...]
Dr. Najma Ahmed The trauma surgeon and co-founder of Canadian Doctors for Protection from Guns says yes. It’s Friday around 11 p.m.. My pager beeps. I hurry to the trauma bay. The team is already [...]
Dan Woynillowicz, the senior associate at Clean Energy Canada says yes. The stories keep coming. Record sales of electric cars across Canada. A video of an electric Ford F-150 towing a freight [...]
Hugh Mackenzie The economist and research associate at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says yes. Free tuition would redress a massive intergenerational inequity created over the past [...]
Max Fawcett The writer and former editor at Alberta Venture says yes. For the better part of five years now, Canada’s oil and gas industry has blamed Justin Trudeau for all of its problems. Now, [...]
The rise of the right-wing, authoritarian populist movements across the Western world owes much to the support of rural citizens who are increasingly feeling left behind economically and culturally and are eager to overturn the status quo. I’ve been thinking about the plight of rural Alberta in this context, partly ...
Karen Kerr, the president of Edmonton Atheists and co-founder of Alberta Secular Conference says no. In Canada many charities and other non-profits, including churches and religious groups, are tax-exempt if they are deemed to create public benefit. The exemption is premised on the idea that they provide a public good. However ...