Entries by Hassan Arif from 12/2012

How Fracking Could Ruin New Brunswick

| Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada

The massive industrial operations associated with fracking would fundamentally change the character of New Brunswick's rural and natural landscapes. These landscapes are an attraction for tourism and (potentially) for new residents, as well as a being an important part of our province's identity as a smaller province of pristine natural and rural landscapes.

Liberals, Bold Ideas Will Get You Everywhere

| Posted 12.11.2012 | Canada Politics

Since the 1990s it has become less about who one's grandparents voted for and more about ideas and principles, what a party stands for, as a clearer left-right spectrum has emerged. Liberals can be the party that is not afraid to push the limits of political debate with bold ideas. It is a new political terrain for the party, one that will necessitate a greater need to define what exactly "Liberalism" is.

How Harper's Neglect Suffocates Native Potential

| Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada Politics

The Harper Conservatives' lack of consultation with First Nations represents a dangerous narrow-mindedness. The same goes for the government's neglect of environmental protection. It is time to idle no more. It is time to speak out, for First Nations, and for Canadians as a whole.