OP-ED | Ottawa’s one-sized carbon tax doesn’t fit all provinces
By Colleen Collins and Marla Orenstein | Published in the Financial Post
The Supreme Court of Canada recently heard arguments on whether Ottawa’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act is constitutionally valid. It’s important to understand that the case is not about whether carbon taxes are good policy — it’s about whether the federal government has the authority to impose minimum national standards to manage greenhouse gases.
REPORT | Performance Management and the Oil Sands
The oil sands sector is currently feeling the sting of public criticism for a number of reasons, but this isn’t the first time a resource industry has fallen into disfavour by the public.
In a new report, Canada West Foundation has looked for solutions in the experiences of Canadian resource sectors including forestry, mining, chemicals, electricity and agriculture.
OP-ED | No room for uncertainty over UN declaration on Indigenous rights
By Gary Mar and Colleen Collins | Published in the Calgary Herald
When Parliament reconvenes in later this month with a throne speech, many Indigenous Canadians and those who work with them will look for clarity on reconciliation. Last year, Bill 262, a private member’s bill, sought to harmonize Canadian law with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).
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OP-ED | Kenney raises the ante with Trudeau on clean energy
OP-ED | Kenney raises the ante with Trudeau on clean energyRead Article
Energy Innovation Brief | Issue 09
Energy Innovation Brief | Issue 09Read Article
China Brief | Edition 055: 50th anniversary of China-Canada diplomatic relations, trade doing well, barley and pork update
China Brief | Edition 055: 50th anniversary of China-Canada diplomatic relations, trade doing well, barley and pork updateRead Article
The Future of Work and Learning Brief | Issue 02
The Future of Work and Learning Brief | Issue 02Read Article
Call out for alumni of the Canada West Foundation
Next year, the Canada West Foundation will celebrate its 50th anniversary. Planning is under way and we want to connect with all of our alumni. If you’ve worked for us, interned here or served on the board, we want to hear from you.