November 1, 2007

Regard sur la Francophonie et le monde

Le 400e anniversaire de la fonda- tion de Québec et le Sommet de la Francophonie du mois d’octobre qui l’accompagnera seront l’occa- sion de conjuguer nos efforts pour donner...

Ségolène Royal
November 1, 2007

Cashing in on Karzai & Co.

The Canadian Forces in Afghanistan have been left exposed at a critical point of their mission, but not due to a lack of public support ”” it’s the Harper...

Arthur Kent
November 1, 2007

First past the post wins again

Ontario’s election results produced one party, the  Liberals, with 42.2 percent of the vote and almost 70 percent of the seats in Ontario’s parliament; the Green Party, with 8...

November 1, 2007

Adjusting to freer trade: two policy failures

It’s time for Canada to shift its focus to manufacturing higher-value-added goods. This was the clarion call used by the proponents of Canada-US free trade in 1987-88. Achieving this shift would...

Judith Maxwell, Ron Saunders
November 1, 2007

Nicolas Sarkozy : 100 jours plus tard…

Rappelons d’emblée que l’élection de Nicolas Sarkozy s’est déroulée sur un tapis rouge, le président de l’Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (UMP) réa- lisant le meilleur score au premier...

Martial Foucault
November 1, 2007

Time for a new, networked public service

There is an interesting irony in the recent decisions of a number of governments to prevent public servants from accessing Facebook. This website is dedicated to creating networks ””...

Patrice Dutil, Tim Reid
November 1, 2007

The stampede to Saskatchewan

For years, the joke was that Alberta’s greatest asset was Saskatchewan’s public education system. The siren call of higher wages, plentiful jobs and a great lifestyle in Alberta has...

November 1, 2007

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,...

November 1, 2007

La fin de la Belgique?

Le 10 juin, près de 60 p. 100 des Flamands ont voté pour des partis qui prônent soit l’indépendance de leur région, soit une décentralisation qui ne laisserait pratiquement...