Liberalism is a necessary yet insufficient ingredient for a shared sense of Canadian citizenship and identity in the 21st century.
For all of the discussion of Canada’s founders as highly pragmatic, we underestimate their collective boldness as the crucial ingredient in such an exercise of nation-building.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us many lessons, but the remarkable success of the mRNA vaccines may lead to one of the most important – peer review is a slow and costly process that needs to be reformed
We now find ourselves in the odd company of the Slovak Republic and other former communist states when it comes to the efficiency and expectedness of our regulatory processes. This isn’t generally a good sign.
The twenty-first century frontier should be about oceanic discovery and Canada should be a global leader in this pursuit.
The Chinese are systematically pursuing technological dominance in key sectors and Canada is focused on futons. We need to develop a systematic and realist China policy—or risk being left behind.
The basic idea to remove and isolate children from the influence of their families in order to “get rid of the Indian problem” was wicked and bad.
The question of UFOs has suddenly become a big political issue. Elite voices who generally tend to be more skeptical on these issues are now giving it more attention.
Excluding the internet from regulation was an inspired decision. It has contributed to a burst of creativity, innovation, and new opportunities for Canadian creators and producers by massively expanding their market reach to a global audience.
It was a frenetic 24 hours that started with a mystery about what was going on in northeastern Pakistan and ended with celebrations of a majority government with friends and colleagues in an Ottawa bar.