Fresh Takes

The never-ending softwood lumber dispute heats up

The sort of protectionist policies being promoted with slogans such as “Buy American” are designed to give a leg up to certain local producers… at the expense of local consumers, and other producers as well.

Strawberries in January

According to the provincial government, Quebecers need to show a little restraint in their energy use, or else Hydro-Québec will soon be unable to keep up with demand.

With what batteries?

The federal government recently announced its intention to force car manufacturers to boost sales of electric vehicles to at least 20 per cent of their Canadian business starting in 2023.

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