Entries by Deborah Coyne from 08/2011

Canadians Facing a Crisis of Confidence

| Posted 08.21.2011 | Canada

The great danger now emerging is that if Canadians can no longer be persuaded of the legitimacy of national action, our collective ability to build on what we have in common will gradually, but inevitably, disintegrate.

Rebuilding Confidence When Our Infrastructure Is Crumbling

| Posted 08.24.2011 | Canada

Recently, two major transportation arteries in Montreal have been disrupted because of partial structural collapses. These events are only the tip of the iceberg in terms of crumbling bridges, tunnels, roads, and sewers, and inadequate municipal transit and water purification systems across Canada.

Canada's Green Energy Plan: National Leadership Missing in Action

| Posted 08.26.2011 | Canada

Despite the need for bold leadership to rise above the dissonant cacophony of provincial voices and ensure concrete progress towards Canada's green energy future, the federal government remains content to muddle along, making ad hoc one-off deals with provinces. Canadians must directly challenge this incoherence.