Newly elected Speaker of the House of Commons Greg Fergus is escorted into the House of Commons by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023. Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press.

Carolyn Tuohy on why optimism is essential to progress in politics

Carolyn Tuohy, professor emeritus of political science and distinguished fellow at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, discusses her must-read long-form essay published in late 2023 entitled, “To be a policy optimist, try some rose-coloured realism.”