Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland addresses a crowd at the Empire Club of Canada in Toronto, Thursday, June 16, 2022. Cole Burston/The Canadian Press.

A tale of two recoveries

Post-pandemic public sector employment has grown nearly five times more than it did over a comparable period after the 2008-09 recession, and the public sector’s share of total employment is now at levels not seen since the early 1990s.

In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, supporters of President Donald Trump, including Jacob Chansley, center with fur hat, are seen during the riot at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. A federal judge on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, turned down Chansley's third bid to be released from jail on charges stemming from the riot. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo.

On the importance of not losing your head

The life and enduring legacy of Charles Krauthammer reminds us that moderation and pluralism are essential to getting the practice of politics right. Getting swept up in radicalizing fervour is a danger to peace and prosperity.