Quality of life

I live in Canada along with 37,215,299 others. The quality of life here is pretty damn good. Especially when comparing with countries who are at war, struggle with environmental and economical disasters, etc. We all get comfortable in our freedoms and quality of life. We assume we’ll never have to defend them. However,  these freedoms... Continue Reading →

Lying Politicians hurt our democracy

Politicians hurt our democracy. It's why so many of us feel that voting is useless. We've lost trust that the person we choose is really the person they are showing in public and that they'll do they promised to do. I mean, there are even sites ranking politician according to the worst liar. We acknowledge... Continue Reading →

Governments needs to be more transparent

I've said it before and I will say it again. Governments need to be more transparent. They were put in place by the people for the people, so their shouldn't be any secrecy. Close door meetings aren't for the public good. Controlling information is never a good or ethical plan. Government transparency is a must.... Continue Reading →

Why populism is scary

Populism is scary because it is the product of economic despair, inequality, and yes, racism and xenophobia and it's very much present in Canada. I am in favour of diversity, equality, immigration, trade, and globalization. Because of this, I am trying very hard to stay optimistic about the future of humankind.  I guided by reason... Continue Reading →

Government Bailouts

The Canadian government has given billions in bailouts money and wrote off parts of their debt to industries such as GM to save Canadian jobs . Many of these companies turn around and moved jobs to other countries and did nothing to save their industry in Canada while they paid their executives millions in bonuses.... Continue Reading →

Where are the icebreakers?

Last January, after an ice storm, Mayor Valérie Plante announced the acquisition of these rotary icebreakers worth nearly $ 20,000 each. She explained that because of climate change, we will be increasingly confronted with this phenomenon. We must adapt our armada. I fully agree with this decision, but why haven't we seen them at work... Continue Reading →

The importance of free press

Our government has been on an ongoing conflict between the its attempts to strengthen and protect itself and the press’s attempts to scrutinize and report on the government. Free press plays a vital role in informing citizens about public affairs and monitoring the actions of governments at all levels. "No government ought to be free... Continue Reading →

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