It was a big week for United Conservative Party (UCP) leadership candidate Danielle Smith, for reasons both good and potentially bad.
Political institutions and policymakers should envision themselves less as grand overseers who make the weather and more as ship captains just trying to navigate the storms the best they can.
When weighing the pros and cons of remaining a constitutional monarchy versus becoming a Canadian republic free from the Crown, we should take into account the best the monarchy can offer us, as embodied in the life of service of Queen Elizabeth II.
How a system functions has more to do with how its governed than with the policy ideas in play. Implementation failure, constraints, and incentives all fall under the larger umbrella of governance.
Carolyn Dewar joins Hub Dialogues to talk about the new book she has co-authored on the six mindsets that distinguish the best business leaders from the rest.
The government’s action is troubling enough, but what should really disturb us is the ease and invisibility with which it is being done. When we can’t see the consequences of government conduct, the risks of government misconduct increases.
Trudeau’s declaration of emergency gives the federal government new powers that make it easier for the government to act to end the Ottawa protests. If it didn’t, then why declare it?
If the Conservative caucus decides to remove O’Toole as leader it will be the first time the Reform Act has been used in this way since it became law in 2014.
Canadians do not want, and will not benefit from, a return to higher and more volatile inflation.
Much has been made about the rise of populism. But opinions on populism often ignore a basic question: who is “the people”? As a governing agent, it does not actually exist.