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On ongoing failings

Andrew Leach has pointed out how Alberta’s economy has been the worst in the country since Jason Kenney took power. But it’s also worth noting which provinces have seen similar…

Monday Afternoon Links

Miscellaneous material for your Monday reading. – Christopher Cheung examines the privilege involved in being able to stay home during the course of the coronavirus pandemic. And Kate Allen, Jennifer…

On preemptive action

Others have rightly pointed out Norlaine Thomas’ thread about the threat Stephen Harper and his acolytes pose to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. But I’ll take the opportunity…

Sunday Morning Links

This and that for your Sunday reading. – Jen Gerson rightly argues that we should be closing bars – and otherwise limiting dangerous contacts within our communities – in order…

On denialism

To date, most of the response to Scott Moe’s multi-billion-dollar irrigation scheme has focused on the immense cost for uncertain return, as well as the lack of consultation with people…

Saturday Morning Links

Assorted content for your weekend reading. – John Metta discusses how low-income workers have been barely treading water for decades even before the coronavirus collapse. The Canadian Centre for Policy…

Thursday Evening Links

This and that for your Thursday reading. – Thomas Powell makes the case for ensuring that families are able to maintain connections to loved ones in long-term care as part…

Wednesday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – Donald McNeil discusses how inconsistency in state-level policies and a lack of federal leadership have combined to result in the coronavirus epidemic manifesting…

Tuesday Afternoon Links

This and that for your Tuesday reading. – Grant Robertson exposes how the Cons and Libs alike destroyed Canada’s pandemic warning and response system just when we could least afford…

Monday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material to start your week. – Zach Carter highlights how jurisdictions whose governments have rushed to reopen businesses in the wake of COVID-19 have been rewarded with nothing other…

Sunday Morning Links

This and that for your Sunday reading. – Murray Mandryk writes that any responsible government has to be willing to prepare for renewed restrictions on activity if the spread of…

Saturday Morning Links

Assorted content for your weekend reading. – Crawford Kilian examines a few crucial questions as to what Canada needs to keep, throw away and modify based on the lessons learned…

Friday Afternoon Links

Assorted content to end your week. – Amanda Follett Hosgood reports on the environmental damage being done to Wet’suwet’en territory as (pointless) pipeline construction is again being given precedence over…

Wednesday Morning Links

Miscellaneous material for your mid-week reading. – Allison Hanes reminds us that there is no escaping the reality of COVID-19 – and any attempt to take a vacation from the…

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