Justin Trudeau

Liberals set to debate universal basic income, pharmacare at national convention – National

Grassroots Liberals have taken up Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s call to “build back better” with gusto, coming up with a host of proposals to make Canada’s economy more equitable, more inclusive and more environmentally sustainable. The top 42 of them are up for debate and… Read More »Liberals set to debate universal basic income, pharmacare at national convention – National

Of course, it’s Vancouver. Why this city is poised to lead Canada’s drug revolution

VANCOUVER—Talk to historians and they will tell you Vancouver — the city that spawned Greenpeace and the anti-consumerist magazine Adbusters — has always marched to its own, cloudy-skied beat. It is a city whose residents don’t look east for kindred spirits but south to progressive-minded… Read More »Of course, it’s Vancouver. Why this city is poised to lead Canada’s drug revolution

Justin Trudeau promised action ‘very soon’ to tackle systemic racism. Seven weeks later, where is it?

OTTAWA—It has been seven weeks since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised action “very soon” to address systemic racism in Canadian policing and other institutions. For Matthew Green, an NDP MP and member of the cross-party Parliamentary Black Caucus, “very soon” is now long past due… Read More »Justin Trudeau promised action ‘very soon’ to tackle systemic racism. Seven weeks later, where is it?