National Newswatch

As Nobel prize winners, we demand Justin Trudeau stop the Teck Frontier mine

Feb 21 2020 — — Dear Prime Minister Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland, The year 2020 has already become one defined by devastating impacts of climate change. While we celebrated the ambition of countries – including Canada – that demanded the enshrinement of 1.5C in the Paris climate agreement, it is increasingly clear that even this is a compromise […]

Why industry is going green on the quiet

Sep 9 2019 — — There’s a factory in Asia that uses only a single litre of water to make a pair of jeans. That’s 346 litres less than Levi-Strauss estimated it took to make a pair of its jeans in 2015. Wouldn’t you love to buy your jeans from this amazingly innovative factory? Me too, but I don’t even […]

Justin Trudeau: the rise and fall of a political brand

Aug 22 2019 — — On the last night of March 2012, Justin Trudeau climbed into a boxing ring in downtown Ottawa, the Canadian capital, intent on rescuing his public image. He was clad in a lustrous red robe, the colour of the Liberal party, for which he was then a junior member of parliament. In the opposite corner, wearing […]

Prince Andrew groped young woman’s breast at Epstein house, court files allege

Aug 10 2019 — — Prince Andrew was accused in court documents of touching a young woman’s breast at the Manhattan mansion of Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier now facing federal sex trafficking charges in New York. The allegation was contained within a tranche of just unsealed court papers in a defamation case involving Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite and […]