When Lester B. Pearson lit the Centennial Flame in front of Parliament Hill on December 31, 1966, Canada was on the cusp of major change...Read More Policy thinking for the next 50 years
The public’s views on Canada’s global reputation and on the functioning of the federation are emerging as the areas of greatest departure between Prime...Read More Mood of Canada survey: Canadians positive about reputation abroad
The usual Canadian peace on immigration has been shattered with major proposals from the Conservatives and the Liberals. One Conservative leadership hopeful, Kellie Leitch,...Read More Walking a political tightrope on immigration
As I have been taking a closer look at diversity in Governor in Council and judicial appointments, the gaps in the available data have...Read More How do the feds track diversity of appointments?
We have had a month now to calm our jangling nerves. President-elect Donald Trump sat down and had a civilized conversation with President Barack...Read More Global nightmare, false alarm, or new geopolitical order?
The term “radicalization” is used so much these days that people have come to assume that it refers to a single, undifferentiated process that...Read More Forget about “one-size-fits-all” counter-radicalization policies
The agreement signed between Ottawa and eight of the provinces to establish a national framework to price greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is an achievement....Read More The promise and perils of collaborative federalism
The Nunatsiavut government lost in both the Newfoundland Supreme Court and the Federal Court of Canada when it challenged the federal government’s duty to...Read More Inadequate consultation on the Muskrat Falls project