Anti-war demonstrators shout slogans in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Feb. 25, 2022 (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

How to really stop Russia: A million little carrots

Scott Gilmore: What can the western world do when it runs out of sticks? How about a million little incentives aimed not at Russia, but at Russians who reject the war.
#01 of the Maclean's 2022 Power List: The children who never came home.

How we chose the entries for our 2022 Power List

Our Editorial: The thinking behind our annual ranking, which reflects the pressing issues facing the country, and the opportunities ahead
The truck protest in Ottawa on Feb. 3, 2022 (Adrian Wyld/CP)

The curse of the convoy

Justin Ling: Some Conservatives have been eager to support the truck convoy movement, while also ignoring the obvious ugly elements at work—and it’s going to cost them
O'Toole during Question Period last June. On Wednesday, the Conservative caucus voted to dump him as leader. (Justin Tang/CP)

The Conservative Party’s identity crisis, post-O’Toole

Jen Gerson: There’s room for a Tory opposition that makes a sensible critique of COVID restrictions—and no sign this party is ready to fill it

‘I’m reasonably sure I need less Céline and more Stompin’ Tom’

Letters to the editor, January 27, 2022: Readers weigh in on Céline Dion, a beetle-obsessed scientist, and the future of the Liberal party
Members of Ukraine's Territorial Defense Forces, volunteer military units of the Armed Forces, train in a city park in Kyiv, Ukraine on Jan. 22, 2022 (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

The hawks are screeching over Ukraine. Will cooler heads prevail?

Adnan R. Khan: There are far more effective ways the world can push back against Russian threats than with weapons and troops. War is what Putins wants.
People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

The case for an inquiry into Canada’s treatment of First Nations children

Cindy Blackstock: ‘Canada continues to treat First Nations people as if they are not worth the money by providing deficient public services on reserves and choosing to not implement solutions’
A worker adds lithium-ion battery cells at an Alliant Energy energy storage system in Decorah, Iowa, on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021 (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette via AP)

Canada and the challenge of the climate tech revolution

Navdeep Bains and Elder C. Marques: The challenges ahead are big and urgent and they’ll require courage and leadership from both business and government
Students Raising Hands During Seminar

Canada is falling behind globally on public funding for universities. That’s a problem.

Vivek Goel: ’How do we ensure that the financial resources available to Canadian universities are commensurate with the positioning we seek on the global stage?’
A pedestrian walks by a poster installation in Ottawa on Oct. 31, 2021 (CP)

Let’s make climate change boring in 2022

Opinion: Instead of dwelling on the drama and dread consider this: Canada has a plan and we’re starting to bend the greenhouse gas emissions curve downwards