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Construction Physics β€’ 13153 implied HN points β€’ 13 Mar 24
  1. Mass timber construction is advantageous for tall buildings due to its fire resistance and carbon sequestration, but it may not significantly increase housing construction volume in the US compared to traditional methods.
  2. While mass timber is praised for its safety and environmental benefits, it faces challenges such as higher initial costs and more complex processing steps, making it less competitive than light-framed wood construction in the US.
  3. Canada's experience with mass timber, despite a supportive ecosystem, shows that residential mass timber construction may not see a significant uptick in the US housing market even with continued growth and cost reduction.
Alexander News Network -Dr. Paul Elias Alexander's substack β€’ 2358 implied HN points β€’ 23 Jan 24
  1. A federal judge in Canada ruled the government's use of the Emergencies Act during the trucker convoy in Ottawa was unlawful
  2. The judge stated that freezing bank accounts and other measures were unconstitutional
  3. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to appeal the ruling
Common Sense with Bari Weiss β€’ 1896 implied HN points β€’ 01 Feb 24
  1. The U.S. diplomatic pullout from Afghanistan left many allies stranded, showing a failure in leadership.
  2. The Biden administration faces challenges in responding to attacks in Jordan by Iranian proxies, highlighting the complexity of foreign policy decisions.
  3. Farmers across Europe, like the French farmers in Paris, are protesting over issues like rising costs and green regulations, showcasing a trend of rural discontent.
Lean Out with Tara Henley β€’ 2044 implied HN points β€’ 28 Jan 24
  1. Canada is facing significant and alarming issues, such as illegal government actions and controversial policies.
  2. Recent events in Canada include controversies around medically assisted deaths, the opioid crisis, and pandemic policy.
  3. The country is also experiencing upheavals in its literary and cultural institutions, with debates and conflicts affecting these domains.
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Alexander News Network -Dr. Paul Elias Alexander's substack β€’ 1965 implied HN points β€’ 15 Jan 24
  1. Thousands of farmers and truckers took to the streets of Berlin in a massive convoy.
  2. The message is about people taking back control from their government and globalists.
  3. There is also a reference to a possible extreme action by Justin Trudeau in response to truckers.
Lean Out with Tara Henley β€’ 530 implied HN points β€’ 11 Feb 24
  1. The podcast discussion explores the idea of Canada facing multiple crises - from economic issues like the housing crisis and the opioid crisis to political challenges such as debacles in government policies and ethics scandals.
  2. The conversation delves into the impact of economic instability and economic precarity, especially driven by the housing crisis, on society and individuals in Canada, leading to a sense of decline and frustration among the populace.
  3. The dialogue sheds light on the role of the media in contributing to societal polarization and destabilization by discussing the influence of ideological trends like 'identitarian moralism' and the lack of diverse opinions in the media landscape.
A User's Guide to History β€’ 334 implied HN points β€’ 05 Feb 24
  1. In 1812, the United States declared war on Britain but faced opposition from various groups in Canada.
  2. The resistance from Canadian groups prevented American conquest and avoided potential political and military threats.
  3. The failed attempt at annexing Canada turned out to be a fortunate defeat for the United States, averting a possible civil war scenario.
The Line β€’ 2476 implied HN points β€’ 31 Mar 23
  1. Canada may be facing challenges and declining in certain areas, despite still being prosperous and stable compared to other countries.
  2. There are concerns about social mobility and the effectiveness of Canadian institutions, with signs pointing to potential long-term issues.
  3. While not completely ruined, Canada needs to address dysfunctional institutions and respond coherently to challenges to secure its future.
Sinocism β€’ 1159 implied HN points β€’ 02 Mar 23
  1. The economy is rebounding faster than expected post-Covid.
  2. Xi and Lukashenko met to discuss promoting peace talks and urging a political resolution regarding Ukraine.
  3. Upcoming reforms in China may involve strengthening centralized leadership and shifting key offices.
Karlstack β€’ 192 implied HN points β€’ 18 Apr 23
  1. The Canadian Censorship Bill, known as Bill C-11, is close to becoming law with significant implications for internet control.
  2. Bill C-11 has faced opposition for its potential impact on freedom of expression and Canadian culture.
  3. The government's tactics to push Bill C-11 through without allowing significant debate have raised concerns about democracy and free speech.
The Counterbalance β€’ 39 implied HN points β€’ 15 Mar 23
  1. Canada has been absent from the global conversation on antitrust or competition policy.
  2. Canada is urged to reform its competition laws to prevent further market consolidation and address monopoly power.
  3. There is a growing movement within Canada to advocate for anti-monopoly policies and challenge the monopoly-friendly status quo.
Wayne's Earth β€’ 0 implied HN points β€’ 14 Dec 22
  1. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms ensures equal treatment for all Canadians under the law by guaranteeing fundamental freedoms such as freedom of religion, expression, and protection from discrimination.
  2. The Charter protects individuals from government interference by ensuring the right to life, liberty, and security, as well as access to fair trials and protection against cruel or unusual punishment.
  3. Key features of the Charter include respect for democracy, minority rights, equal access to justice, protection under the law regardless of social or economic status, and access to government services and education regardless of language.