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, [...]
Ricardo Acuña The president of the University of Alberta’s Association of Academic Staff says no While repeating the mantra and rhetoric that our businesses are overregulated helps corporations [...]
TED MORTON The professor emeritus of political science at U of C and former Alberta minister of finance SAYS YES Referendums were first adopted in the western US in the Progressive Era, [...]
Irfan Chaudhry The equity, diversity and human rights specialist and MacEwan University lecturer says yes. In an age of increasing social and political polarization, universities are becoming [...]
John Mortimer, the president of the Canadian LabourWatch Association says yes As Canada is a signatory to UN’s 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, our answer should be yes. Article [...]
CHRIS SARLO The economics professor at Nipissing University and senior fellow at the Fraser Institute SAYS YES I’ll answer yes—with two qualifications. First, the setting in which I believe [...]
Lisa Silver The U of C assistant professor of law says no Our legal system is a reflection of who we are as a society. The values at the core of that system promote fairness and justice. These [...]
paul van den bosch says YES Many studies and a wealth of evidence show that home education is academically and socially good for the student and also benefits their family. The proof is in [...]
DR. UBAKA OGBOGU SAYS YES. In March 2016 over 100 people were exposed to measles—a serious, vaccine-preventable disease—at Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. The source of the [...]
David Hughes says no. We are repeatedly told by the Trudeau government that we must meet our Paris climate change commitments and at the same time ramp up oil and gas production and build [...]
It looks like spectacular wild country, but some see it more as a big money sandwich. The top layer of that sandwich is comprised of alpine grasses, forget-me-nots and stonecrop, glacier lilies and ancient, brave pines whose branches have been gnarled and weathered by centuries of wind. In summer, solitaires and ...
The best evidence of our conservative government’s cluelessness before the economy tanked in 2020 is the provincial budget. It was passed in a rush on March 18, 2020, two months after the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, had arrived in Canada. Oil demand in China was already down 20 per cent. Oil storage ...
Charlie Russell loved to fly, and he seldom phoned first those times when he would fly his Kolb ultralight airplane north from Hawk’s Nest ranch on the boundary of Waterton Lakes National Park, to our “ranchette” near the Crowsnest Pass. We would hear the thrum of the plane’s Rotax motor ...