Protecting Human Rights in Canada

Canadians take great pride in the fact that they live in a fundamentally safe and peaceful nation. A nation where their rights are protected from regressive ideological ideals and the politics of fear. Canada must continue to establish itself as a global leader that prioritizes and protects human rights not only at home, but also for those facing oppression and discrimination around the world.

Canada must continue to protect our most vulnerable citizens and ensure that everyone has access to quality social programs, ample amounts of food, and clean drinking water. We must continue to fight for the rights of all peoples, especially minorities and disadvantaged groups at home and around the world. This can only be done if we support both the letter and the spirit of the UN Declaration of Human Rights, and rely on these beliefs to to strengthen the rights of Canadians, and to use them to guide our foreign policy and determine who we partner with at the global level. Read more

Climate Change and Canada

Climate change is the immediate and significant threat that we face as a civilization. We need to act now. This requires action within our borders, and increased involvement at a global scale. We have an obligation to protect the planet, and Canada must be at the front line of tackling climate change.

We must be seen as leader for reshaping energy policy for the 21st century, and this can only be achieved if we move away from fossil-fuel dependence and towards a green energy future. Canada must start by phasing out subsidies for the fossil fuel industry. We can have a clean environment and a strong economy. Developing green energy industries is an opportunity for a dynamic new era of job creation, but we must at the the same time ensure that we are providing substantive support and training to workers that will be affected by the transition to a cleaner energy economy. Read more