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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a news conference in Ottawa shortly after the 2019 federal election. In a minority situation, Trudeau will now have to listen and adhere to different perspectives. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Brand versus reality: Trudeau’s style of governing must now change

Justin Trudeau will have to change his style of governing in the new minority government. Working in a co-operative government with other political parties could diminish executive dominance.
Paus Sperma sedang berenang di laut lepas Sao Miguel Azores. Shutterstock

Manusia perlu memahami budaya paus untuk bisa selamatkan mereka

Kita sering menganggap bahwa budaya sebagai milik manusia semata. Manusia memiliki musik, pakaian, makanan, dan bahasa. Namun, cakupan budaya ternyata jauh dari sekadar Homo sapiens. Bukti keberadaan budaya…
Le chef libéral Justin Trudeau et sa femme Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau célèbrent la victoire à Montréal, dans la nuit du 21 au 22 octobre. La Presse Canadienne/Sean Kilpatrick

Le travail de Justin Trudeau est devenu beaucoup plus compliqué

Les questions urgentes auxquelles le Canada a été confronté durant la campagne électorale ne le sont pas moins maintenant. Justin Trudeau doit se réinventer et s'engager dans des compromis importants.
Justin Trudeau delivers his victory speech in Montréal. Now that he’s leading a minority government, Trudeau will have a more difficult job. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Justin Trudeau’s job just got a lot more complicated

The urgent issues facing Canada during the election are not less urgent now that the election is over. The prime minister is going to have to reinvent himself and commit to some important compromises.
Le chef du Bloc Québécois, Yves-François Blanchet, la chef du Parti Vert, Elizabeth May, et Jagmeet Singh du NPD pourraient tous jouer un rôle si le Canada optait pour un gouvernement de coalition. La Presse Canadienne/Graham Hughes/Chris Wattie/Nathan Denette

Voici pourquoi le Canada devrait adopter une coalition nouveau genre pour lutter contre l'hégémonie du PC et du PLC

Avec le système majoritaire uninominal à un tour au Canada, nous sommes coincés avec deux partis politiques. Une coalition entre les tiers partis pourraient apporter une solution.
Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and Jagmeet Singh of the NDP could all play roles if Canada opts for a coalition government. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes/Chris Wattie/Nathan Denette

Why Canada should embrace a coalition-style ‘fellowship of parties’

We’re stuck with first-past-the-post electoral system in Canada, but that doesn’t mean we have to use our vote as nothing more than a veto of the worst possible option.
Une coopérante humanitaire canadienne prend soin des enfants d’un orphelinat à Haïti en avril 2010. Haiti et d’autres pays pauvres seraient pénalisées par les propositions avancées par Andrew Scheer et Maxime Bernier de sabrer dans le budget canadien d’aide internationale. AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa

Couper l’aide humanitaire aux plus démunis, c’est inhumain

L'aide au développement a ses problèmes. Néanmoins, elle est cruciale pour réduire l'extrême pauvreté. Et elle favorise d'importantes relations internationales qui profitent à tous les Canadiens.
A Canadian aid worker tends to children in a Haitian orphanage in April 2010. Haiti and other impoverished nations would be hurt by proposals by Andrew Scheer and Maxime Bernier to cut Canadian international aid. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

The inhumanity of cutting Canadian aid to countries in need

Development assistance has its problems. Nevertheless, it's crucial for reducing extreme poverty. And it fosters important international relations that benefit all Canadians.
Des femmes manifestent pour l'accès à l'avortement, sur la colline du Parlement à Ottawa, le 9 mai dernier. La Presse Canadienne/Sean Kilpatrick

L'avortement au Canada est accessible, libre et gratuit. Non, il ne devrait pas être un enjeu dans cette campagne

La couverture des élections fédérales jette la confusion sur l'accès réel à l'avortement au pays. Il est potentiellement plus accessible au Canada que dans tout autre pays du monde.
Mosquitoes are one of the deadliest creatures because they are carriers for many lethal viruses. Shutterstock

Genetically modifying mosquitoes to control the spread of disease carries unknown risks

Genetically modified mosquitoes were released in Brazil in an attempt to halt the spread of dengue fever by reducing the mosquito population.
This election, one of the top concerns for Canadians is being able to afford groceries, according to a recent poll. Sydney Rae / Unsplash

Why food affordability should be a federal election issue

Canadian politicians on the campaign trail would do well to mention issues of food security. At least 55 per cent of Canadians are worried about how they will continue to pay grocery bills.

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