George Monbiot writes a scathing criticism of Canada’s environmental record. It’s important to be aware of how members of the international community see us. We have as a tendency to be rather sanctimonious, not realizing that we are no longer seen as the kinder, gentler North Americans.
For the kinder, gentler version of his article, go the Globe and Mail at
Finally, Heather Mallick takes it all in and asserts that not only is it embarrassing to be a Canadian, but that the root of the problem is the democratic deficit in Canada.