April 1, 2003

The Road to Baghdad Leads Through the UN

I want to reflect with you on shared challenges. On how in a danger- ous time, we can advance values cherished by our societies and admired by so many in...

Jean Chrétien
April 1, 2003

The Disappearance of Big Ideas

To say that ”œbig ideas” have dis- appeared from the political scene is simply an oblique way of describing what Francis Fukuyama referred to as the ”œend of history,”...

April 1, 2003

The First Nations Governance Act: A Legacy of Loss

By 1997, after decades of rancour with First Nations regarding their ability and right to be self-governing, the Government of Canada had seemingly settled on recognition, respect and reconciliation...

Frank Cassidy
April 1, 2003

The 50-50 Rule Lives – if Barely

The mid-1990s were a period of remarkable transparency in Canadian politics. In 1993, the federal Liberals published their famous Red Book and, after an electoral tri- umph, went ahead and...