Roy Culpeper is currently the Chair of the Group of 78, Fellow of the Broadbent Institute, Adjunct Professor at Carleton U and Senior Fellow at the U of Ottawa.
As Canada warms twice the rate as the rest of the world, it is in our interest to play a leading role on the global stage to facilitate greater collective action to address climate change.
The next financial crisis is coming, sooner more likely than later. And Canada has no reason to be complacent, given its own vulnerabilities.
A necessary prerequisite for restoring Western democratic capitalism, and even more so social democracy or democratic socialism, is to force the genie of finance back into its bottle.
Will the Trudeau Government have the courage to listen to concerned Canadians and acknowledge that “free” trade and investment deals have run their course?