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The Environment and the Conservative Party Must Go Hand-In-Hand | Op-Ed

The Conservative leadership debates last week had a gaping hole – and no, it wasn’t the quality of French – but a clear plan on environmental issues. The candidates missed an opportunity to outline an actual plan that could do things like address rising emissions, preserve Canada’s beautiful land, and clean up our waterways.

Voting Does Not Provide Absolution | Op-Ed

When social movements and protests begin to gain traction and attention in popular media, some of the more moderate among us may denounce protests in favour of voting for change. With many folks turning to social media to express their support or opinions on the Black Lives Matter movement and recent protests, the sufficiency of voting is a necessary conversation.

Checkmate: What a Game of Chess Can Reveal About the Pandemic | Op-Ed

When we decide to act upon a goal and new information becomes available, we should rethink, but often don't. Rather than altering our course of action, our vision narrows and we double-down - often by referring to how those around us are behaving. Cognitive biases like this can be found in the missteps of state responses to COVID.