Day: December 20, 2008

December 20, 2008

Canada: Reaching up to touch bottom

Canada’s environmental policy (or lack thereof) has come under scrutiny yet again, this time in Poznan, Poland.  Last week, at the summit that would help determine some of the terms of the follow-up to the Kyoto Protocol, Canada again deferred to the worst polluters in the world and said we couldn’t do something until they did. I can’t get my head around the stupidity of […]

December 20, 2008

Car Crazy

I’m getting sick of hearing about the plight of North American car companies. And now we’ve done it:  we’ve made a commitment to old-school, traditional businesses that speak nothing about the future that Canadians want.  Just today, Stephen Harper announced a bailout package for GM and Chrysler, something he could finally stomach after his lord and master George Bush did the same in the US. […]