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A Closer Look at Alberta’s Bill 1 Through the early months of 2020, demonstrations erupting in support of the Wet’suwet’en Nation’s opposition to the Coastal GasLink pipeline in B.C resulted in blockades shutting down the majority of Canada’s rail network. In response, at least one province has taken legislative action to render these types...
Donald Trump's newest political maneuvering to approve the importation of Canadian drugs may yield only shortages for his northern neighbours and shrink much needed research and development into new pharmaceuticals. Late last December, the Trump administration unveiled the details of its long-anticipated plan to legalize drug...
A common occurrence (maybe too common) in my household are debates between my father and I regarding the potential for China to surpass the magnitude of Western innovation, namely in the domain of information technology. I argued that it is highly plausible that China posses the greatest threat to American commercial...
In 2012, an article in The American Interest made waves heralding the “End of the University as We Know It”. In this article, the author predicted that half of the colleges and universities in the United States would disappear within the next decade, because schools such as MIT or Harvard were poised to acquire millions of...
“Failure is so important. We speak about success all the time. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. I've met people who don't want to try for fear of failing.” - J.K. Rowling Delinquo ergo supero - "I have failed, therefore I will succeed" (rough translation) Delapsus/Delapsa...
After legalization in October of 2018, the once prohibited substance took the Canadian market by storm. In July 2019, StatsCan estimated that the Cannabis sector had contributed roughly $8.26 billion to the national GDP. However, recent market volatility has left investors asking: What’s next for Marijuana?
Canadian Confederation is facing serious resentment from Western Canada, particularly Alberta, following the federal election. The results showed very little support for Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Government in the Prairies. Serious media interest has focused on this topic, an online petition for separation has been gaining traction, and #WEXIT has been trending on Twitter. In order to...
In this era of populist politics and demagoguery, of fierce partisanship and stark divides, logical solutions to many world issues tend to be shrouded under a cloak of pretenses and ignorance. Instead of confronting the facts and arriving at conclusions that help real people, figures on both the left and right seek paths that only serve...
Tesla is the future of Electric Vehicles, and Panasonic is providing the battery life. However, their strained relationship is affecting their overall objective and Panasonic has seen a 50% stock fall since January 2018. Will these cultural clashes be enough to end their relationship, or will they work together to better understand their differences?
Let’s hope for a recession – maybe a depression. That’s the only way Toronto and Vancouver can become affordable. Any hope to purchase a home in Canada’s most dominant markets is unattainable and has been for many years. For many young people, there often seems to be no hope to even think of becoming a homeowner.