Top Pharmaceuticals in Canada and Their Support to Charity

The innovative and profitable pharmaceutical industry in Canada is composed of brand-name drug companies and generic drug companies. Both segments produce prescription and non-prescription drugs. The Pharmaceutical sales in Canada is though two percent of the world market, however, Canada still ranks as the 8th largest world market in sales. The eight percent annual growth makes Canada the 4th...

Environment and Climate Change Post-Kyoto Canada and Environment

"The rising cost of fossil fuel energy and the increasing deterioration of the Earth's climate and ecology are the driving factors that will condition all of the economic and political decisions we make in the course of the next half-century," said Jeremy Rifkin in his book The Emphatic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis, 2009. Recently global warming has become...

A Debt Burdened Ontario: Risks and Solutions

Blame it on falling revenues, reluctance to limit spending or raise taxes for fear of political ramifications, Ontario is in dire debt straits. If Ontario's borrowing continues to soar, it will reach $282 billion within the next two years or so. At the moment every single Ontarian accounts for $17,825 in province debt. Debt Statistics: In Debt Ontario Trust! Ontario is immense compared to the...

Ontario’s Rising Debt: 10 Reasons to be Fearful

A bankrupt Ontario is a bankrupt Canada. The decade long recession and ballooning debt could have far-reaching costs and consequences for this indispensable province of Canada. Here are the top 10 reasons to be concerned: 1Ontario accounts for 38 per cent of Canada's GDP that makes it the largest economy in Canada and the 25th largest in the world. Its gross domestic product (GDP) around...

Shredding The Long Gun Registry

Courtesy FlickrIdeas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun, said Don Marquis. During the Canadian federal elections, Conservative government argued for the "principled leadership and stable national government with our low-tax plan for jobs and growth". Indeed, we are moving forward, but there are different opinions on correctness of the direction.

Environmental Performance Index and the World Performance

Sustaintable_liveEnvironmental Performance Index (EPI) is a numerical scaling describing the environmental impact on public health and ecosystem with a single figure. It provides an empirically grounded basis for comparing the environmental performance of countries worldwide. For instance, the 2010 EPI ranks 163 countries on 25 such environmental performance indicators. These 25 performance...

Aboriginal Housing in Canada: History of Adaptation to Environment

Totem poleThe aboriginal houses reveal a history of successful adaptations to particular environment, cultural beliefs and lifestyle practices. At one hand owing to their nomadic lifestyle, some houses were simple, portable, and even temporary. However, then there were some whose architecture was breathtaking. The environment played a major role in the house buildup and community arrangement of...

Post-Kyoto Canada and Environment

Kyoto "The rising cost of fossil fuel energy and the increasing deterioration of the Earth's climate and ecology are the driving factors that will condition all of the economic and political decisions we make in the course of the next half-century," said Jeremy Rifkin in his book The Emphatic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis, 2009. Recently global warming has...

A Debt Burdened Ontario: Risks and Solutions

Debt Crisis OntarioBlame it on falling revenues, reluctance to limit spending or raise taxes for fear of political ramifications, Ontario is in dire debt straits. If Ontario's borrowing continues to soar, it will reach $282 billion within the next two years or so. At the moment every single Ontarian accounts for $17,825 in province debt.