Economic Growth Set to Decline Year-After-Year
By John McCallum, MP *
Buried in the federal government’s fall fiscal update was some major news: economic growth in Canada will decline year-after-year for the next five years.
Let me say that again: from 2015 to 2019, growth will decline each and every year.
Liberal MPs Oppose Conservative Cuts to Refugee Benefits
“Community speaks out at roundtable held in Scarborough”
By A Correspondent
Liberal MPs Arnold Chan (Scarborough-Agincourt), John McCallum (Markham-Unionville) and John McKay (Scarborough-Guildwood) hosted a successful roundtable on November 15 where concerns were expressed regarding the Conservative plan to limit refugee claimants’ access to social assistance.
Probably the Worst Vets Minister Ever
By Ralph Goodale
Member of Parliament for Wascana
Every Remembrance Day at memorial services across the country, the most emotional moment is when the "Veterans Company" marches past the cenotaph.
Ebola Vaccine Symbolizes Best of Public
Worst of Private, in Drug Economics
By Jim Stanford *
Free-market economists believe the profit motive is the most reliable and efficient force in economic decision-making. In theory, the selfish, profit-driven actions of private businesses are supposed to benefit everyone. But in the real world, the pursuit of private profit often promotes inefficiency and the misallocation of resources. One glaring (and costly) example is the private drug industry.
84 per cent of Canadians Support Assisted Dying
Landmark survey results released in advance of Supreme Court case hearing
By A Correspondent
In the most comprehensive Canadian survey ever undertaken on the public’s perception of dying with dignity, a resounding 84 per cent of respondents support assisted dying.
Achieving Excellence Thru Stress Management
By A Correspondent
Modern civilization is engulfed with high degree of stress due to their extravagant life style. This is affecting our health, mental peace, family life and business success. Therefore, stress Management is essential in the modern competitive world to achieve excellence in businesses and other professions, said Nikhil Desai, International Speaker, Motivator & Trainer. Mr. Desai was interacting with the ICCC members at the ICCC headquarter at 924 The Eastmall Toronto on 31 October 2014.
CANADA: News Briefs
Minister Fast Holds 'Go Global' Workshops for SMEs to Boost Canadian Exports and Jobs
Canada's support for immunization in developing countries
PM Harper on Global Entrepreneurship Week
PM Harper announces new infrastructure investments
IMMIGRATION: News Briefs
ONTARIO: News Briefs
INDIA: News Briefs
From Miscellaneous Sources
Bhopal: 30 Years Of Struggle And Survival: “If you believe in corporate accountability, environmental health and justice, social justice, reproductive justice, human rights and a toxic-free future for all, the Bhopal gas disaster is an issue that should matter to you.” - Reena Shadaan. READ MORE
Nuclear Power: Achilles Heel of Narendra Modi Part III
Modi Needs To Understand Obama
In his weekly address to the nation (May 31, 2014), US President Barack Obama said, “One of the best things we can do for our economy, our health and our environment is to lead the world for cleaner, safer energy. We are already generating more cleaner energy than ever before. Thanks in part the investment we made in the recovery act. The electricity America generates from wind has tripled and from sun it increased more than tenfold. In fact, every four minutes another American home or business goes solar. Every panel is pounded in the place by a worker whose job cannot be shipped overseas. We are wasting less energy too.”