“Philosophy teaches us to bear with equanimity the misfortunes of others.” —Oscar Wilde
“[Former Saskatchewan premier Brad Wall] invites voters in Central Canada to perform this thought experiment: Imagine if the federal government, in order to meet Canada’s commitment to the Paris targets on global warming, decided to tax and regulate the manufacturing sector out of existence. Ontario’s automotive and auto-parts industry would be restricted and then phased out. The same with aviation in Quebec. Too bad about the hundreds of thousands of jobs and the crippled economy, but don’t you know there’s a climate emergency?