(This article has been translated into French.) Few Canadians with an interest in the recent evolution of the Senate could credibly deny that the...Read More Why the Senate needs external oversight over expenses
The Trudeau government has a new plan to lock future governments into following through on its Poverty Reduction Strategy. Can it succeed where others...Read More The Poverty Reduction Act toothless but not pointless
In September, at a national forum hosted by the Assembly of First Nations, a number of First Nations chiefs expressed their opposition to the federal government’s Recognition and...Read More Ottawa should abandon flawed Indigenous rights framework
Canadians often refer to their Charter rights and freedoms, but not as much to their Charter values. In recent years, though, Charter values have...Read More The Charter of Rights and Freedoms — and values?
The following is an abridged version of the foreword to former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien’s latest book, My Stories, My Times (Random House Canada)....Read More What can Canada’s former political leaders teach us?
Les appels à l’élaboration de politiques fondées sur des données probantes se sont multipliés au cours des dernières décennies. Les défenseurs de cette approche...Read More Quand un projet pilote heurte des valeurs politiques
If you write about controversial stuff, you are bound to get a bit of hate mail. I get hate mail. Some of it is...Read More Vaccines, public trust and learning from my hate mail Column by Timothy Caulfield
In less than three years, the Senate of Canada has been significantly renewed — largely as a result of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision...Read More How to build on the Senate’s renewal process