When it comes to the Coastal GasLink and Trans Mountain pipelines, opponents don’t even want to acknowledge the poverty in some First Nations communities that these projects would alleviate.
The Supreme Court was never going to change the Constitution at the whim of the BC government but this was all politics and not about the environment or the division of powers.
The only big financial problems all come back to borrowing and lending. The question that you shouldn’t avoid is – what are the consequences of $253 trillion in global debt. Your financial well being depends on it.
Proponents of higher taxes play dumb (okay, maybe they’re not playing) when it comes to the impact of higher income taxes but that doesn’t change the reality.
Canada continues to get a C- when it comes to economic growth despite the fact that we’ve all taken a 30% plus pay cut compared to US workers thanks to a weak loonie – along with other factors including record low interest rates – the question is why and at what cost.
It wasn’t a fair fight – 8 student protestors, members of Extinction Rebellion vs UBC Board of Governors and the Administration. But a hollow victory if reducing emissions is the goal.