Mark Carney’s mistaken Value(s): Philip Cross in the Financial Post

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There is no assurance the best values will triumph, especially in a crisis, writes Philip Cross in the Financial Post. Below is an excerpt from the article, which can be read in full here.  By Philip Cross, April 23, 2021 In his new book Value(s), former Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney claims we have… Continue reading Mark Carney’s mistaken Value(s): Philip Cross in the Financial Post

Winston Churchill and the 12 Ineffable Qualities of Leadership: Bob Plamondon for Inside Policy

The greatest man of the 20th century has plenty to teach today’s politicians, writes Bob Plamondon. By Bob Plamondon, April 23, 2021 Whatever you think about ideology, policy and politics, few would debate that very little gets done without leadership. A good case in point is Louis St-Laurent, who was the cover feature of a… Continue reading Winston Churchill and the 12 Ineffable Qualities of Leadership: Bob Plamondon for Inside Policy

The First Taste of Revolution is the Sweetest: Joseph Hudson for Inside Policy

While a “Cultural Revolution” is unlikely to happen here and the context is dramatically different, Joseph Hudson writes that it’s difficult to deny that the philosophical foundations that underpinned the Cultural Revolution nightmare, and our current “woke” campuses, are eerily similar. By Joseph Hudson, March 25, 2021 During China’s 1960s Cultural Revolution, children, teens, and… Continue reading The First Taste of Revolution is the Sweetest: Joseph Hudson for Inside Policy

Webinar Panel Video: When Politics Comes Before Patients – Why and How Canadian Medicare is Failing

 The Macdonald-Laurier Institute held the virtual launch for MLI Munk Senior Fellow Shawn Whatley’s latest book, “When Politics Comes Before Patients: Why and How Canadian Medicare is Failing.” Dr. Whatley and a distinguished panel of health care experts held a lively discussion about this new book and what fixes are needed for Canada’s Medicare… Continue reading Webinar Panel Video: When Politics Comes Before Patients – Why and How Canadian Medicare is Failing

Nation Building: Canada 2.0 – Brian Lee Crowley at the Bennett Jones Lake Louise World Cup Business Forum

On November 27, MLI Managing Director Dr. Brian Lee Crowley participated in the Bennett Jones Lake Louise World Cup Business Forum. The topic of discussion was Nation Building: Canada 2.0, and Dr. Crowley spoke specifically about Alberta’s place in confederation and the value of institutional reform (or, lack thereof) in terms of resolving the issues facing Alberta.… Continue reading Nation Building: Canada 2.0 – Brian Lee Crowley at the Bennett Jones Lake Louise World Cup Business Forum

Woke Jiu-Jitsu that turns Blacks into white supremacists will doom the Dems: Kaveh Shahrooz for The Line

The left will fail if it sees a Biden victory as a success. Woke ideology, embraced not by Biden but by his party, is not a winning electoral strategy, writes Kaveh Shahrooz.  By Kaveh Shahrooz, November 6, 2020 Did self-hating racist Hispanic and Black people help Donald Trump?  Did sexist women stop the promised Democratic… Continue reading Woke Jiu-Jitsu that turns Blacks into white supremacists will doom the Dems: Kaveh Shahrooz for The Line

Oh no, for the second time in 4 years, voters let down the commentators: William Watson in the Financial Post

If Trump loses, will the seeming election-night consensus that Trumpism the outlook is here to stay, hold true? If so, William Watson asks: will it spill over into this country? Below is an excerpt from the article, which can be read in full here.  By William Watson, November 4, 2020 A few telling moments from U.S.… Continue reading Oh no, for the second time in 4 years, voters let down the commentators: William Watson in the Financial Post

Ocasio-Cortez’s Twitch stream is a masterclass in political communications: Richard Shimooka in the Toronto Star

The ability to effectively utilize new media in a genuine and effective way is a major advantage. Perhaps one day people will look back at Ocasio-Cortez’s masterclass of a stream and point to it as a watershed in political communications, writes Richard Shimooka in the Toronto Star.  By Richard Shimooka, November 2, 2020 One of… Continue reading Ocasio-Cortez’s Twitch stream is a masterclass in political communications: Richard Shimooka in the Toronto Star

Why we should celebrate the Abraham Accords: Rt. Hon. Stephen J. Harper and Shuvaloy Majumdar in the National Post

In a world defined today by disruption and disarray, the Abraham Accords signify an historic moment of co-operation and realignment, write the Rt. Hon. Stephen J. Harper and Shuvaloy Majumdar in the National Post. Below is an excerpt of the article, which can be read in full here.  By the Rt. Hon. Stephen J. Harper… Continue reading Why we should celebrate the Abraham Accords: Rt. Hon. Stephen J. Harper and Shuvaloy Majumdar in the National Post

New book by MLI Managing Director Dr. Brian Lee Crowley: Gardeners vs. Designers – Understanding the Great Fault Line in Canadian Politics

OTTAWA, ON (September 23, 2020): In the new book Gardeners vs Designers, MLI managing director Brian Lee Crowley swims against the “progressive” zeitgeist that claims Canada is a nasty vile place, full of racism, homophobia and hate, desperately in need of smart politicians, guided by expert advice, who will replace this failing ramshackle excuse for a country… Continue reading New book by MLI Managing Director Dr. Brian Lee Crowley: Gardeners vs. Designers – Understanding the Great Fault Line in Canadian Politics