Une taxe sur le carbone serait avantageuse à l'Î.-P.-É. (Radio-Canada Atlantique)
Cet article fait référence aux données de Stewart Elgie, Section de common law, qui montrent que la consommation d'essence a diminué de 17 % entre 2008 et 2012 dans cette province, alors qu'elle a augmenté en moyenne de 3 % ailleurs au pays.
July 27, 2016
Carbon tax would be good for P.E.I., says climate expert (Yahoo! News Canada)
Stewart Elgie shows the amount of fuel used by people in B.C. decreased by as much as 17 per cent from 2008 to 2012, whereas the use in the rest of Canada increased three per cent over the same time period.
Canadian think tank under fire for accepting donations from arms maker (The Globe and Mail)
Amir Attaran, Common Law Section, comments on a high-profile Canadian think tank's acceptance of donations from defence contractor General Dynamics. "There’s an obvious appearance of bias – real bias – because you can’t take money from a company and then speak in the company’s interest without it seeming you’re doing so for the money."
Update Canada's privacy laws, but don't look to Europe or the US for guidance, experts say (IT Business)
Michael Geist, Common Law Section, comments on the recently passed E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield and its potential impacts on Canadian privacy laws. "There’s a very real possibility that the E.U. could examine the adequacy finding for Canada and raise the same kinds of concerns that came up in the context of [Privacy Shield predecessor] Safe Harbour."
CDC: Zika Risk Is Low At Rio Olympics (Opposing Views) Amir Attaran discusses the possible health risks of proceeding with the Summer 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. “It is still not too late to postpone the Rio Olympics.”