Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland arrive to deliver the federal budget in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Tuesday, March 28, 2023. Justin Tang/The Canadian Press.

The New Ottawa Consensus

Lack of fiscal discipline has abounded since the Liberals took power in 2015. GDP per capita has been flat for much of the past decade, which is one indication that this strategy has not been going particularly well. 

Writer George Orwell poses in this undated photo at an unknown location. AP Photo.

George Orwell, without the halo

D.J. Taylor’s new biography delves deeply into George Orwell’s personal life and highlights how, like all of us, he was a complex man who had his fair share of failings and contradictions.