I read What Indigenous knowledge can teach us about resilience in a time of climate crisis
As part of a series highlighting the work of young people addressing the climate crisis, writer Patricia Lane interviews La’goot (Spencer Greening), a PhD student in social sciences and humanities at Simon Fraser University. The 1990s were personally tough for me.
I read Plusieurs géants du Web promettent une «juste contribution» fiscale dans les pays où ils opèrent
Quelque 70 acteurs du numérique, dont les géants Google et Facebook, s’engagent, dans le cadre du collectif Tech For Good à l’initiative du président français, Emmanuel Macron, à « prendre leurs responsabilités » pour « une juste contribution aux impôts » dans les pays où ils opèrent.
I read Chrystia Freeland rolls out $25.1B health and economic package to fight COVID-19
OTTAWA – The Trudeau government will spend another $25.1 billion to boost immediate health and economic measures to get Canada through the pandemic, and plans an additional three-year stimulus package of up to $100 billion to juice an economic recovery it admits is still well off on the horizon.
I read Ottawa promises up to $100 billion to build a ‘greener’ and ‘more inclusive’ economy after COVID-19
OTTAWA—Promising to build a “greener” and “more inclusive” economy after the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has outlined a stimulus plan that will cost up to $100 billion and include measures to fight climate change and start building a national child-care sys
I read Ottawa to impose ‘fair share’ of tax on digital giants including Netflix, Amazon and Airbnb
That Netflix tax is coming after all. The federal government is taking aim at digital giants including Netflix, Amazon and Airbnb, insisting they pay HST or GST on sales to Canadian consumers.
I read Part of historic former cotton mill in Marysville to be demolished
A piece of Marysville history will disappear when part of the old cotton mill is demolished in the coming weeks. The old mill, which is currently a government building known as Marysville Place, is the heart of the neighbourhood’s rich heritage.
I read N.B. tech industry becomes more relevant because of COVID-19
Three New Brunswick tech CEO’s say the industry has been thriving since the onset of COVID-19, as ways to simplify working from home or alone on the field are needed now more than ever.
I read Le spectre d’un génocide culturel plane sur le Caucase
À l’issue de 44 jours de guerre sanglante dans le Haut-Karabakh (Artsakh, en arménien), les Russes ont été les instigateurs d’un accord obligeant les Arméniens à céder d’importantes étendues territoriales à l’Azerbaïdjan.
I read MLAs call out belittling, patronizing language used by legislature colleagues
Two Green MLAs have called out some of their legislature colleagues for examples of what they call belittling, demeaning and patronizing language during last week’s sitting.
I read Crown response to egg-tossing incident called a ‘missed opportunity’ to denounce racism
People of colour are reacting with anger and disappointment to a decision to drop a charge against a man who disrupted a Black Lives Matter march if he completes an alternative measures program. The decision was revealed last week when Scott Beattie, 47, appeared in court in Moncton.