Bob Plamondon is a consultant, educator and author with extensive experience in federal and provincial tax policy. He has served as a consultant to the Hotel Association of Canada. His most recent book is The Shawinigan Fox: How Jean Chretien Defied the Elites and Reshaped Canada

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Conrad Black’s exquisite revenge

In the matter of the United States v. Conrad Black the defendant declined to take the stand. Instead of facing his accusers from the witness box, Conrad Black wrote A Matter of Principle. This book is …

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Harper's Team (book review)

Tom Flanagan's Harper's Team hits the sweet spot for political junkies of all stripes. It is a crisply written behind-the-scenes lesson in winning power. Other than Stephen Harper himself, there is no better person to …

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Harper's Team (compte rendu)

Tom Flanagan's Harper's Team hits the sweet spot for political junkies of all stripes. It is a crisply written behind-the-scenes lesson in winning power. Other than Stephen Harper himself, there is no better person to …

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Jean Chrétien, the good kind of populist

Populism is getting a rough ride these days. Around the world, angry voices — sometimes intolerant and conspiratorial — are occupying political space and power. The underlying ideology, if there is one, rests on a …

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Stephen Harper meets the Tory legacy

It's been tough being a Conservative in Canada. For every three years Liberals have been in power, Conservatives have held office for two. But to their credit Conservatives have done some tough sledding while in …

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