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Fixing Canada’s Long-Term Care Crisis Demands a New Level of Cooperation

Written by Geoff Norquay for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. The number of deaths from the COVID-19 virus that have occurred in Canada’s long-term care (LTC) homes…

John Le Carré: The Master who Unmasked the Intelligence World

Written by Robin V. Sears for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. When former spy, celebrated chronicler of covert culture and inveterate gentleman John Le Carré died on…

Erin O’Toole’s 2021 To-Do List: Broaden the Base

Written by Yaroslav Baran and Geoff Norquay for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. While Canadians may not have greeted Erin O’Toole’s August election as leader of the…

In Between What Was and What Could Be America on the World Stage

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. The four years of the Trump presidency were uncharted territory in American foreign policy. President-elect Joe Biden…

Canada’s 2021 Political Forecast: Less Trump Noise, More Sabre Rattling

Written by Robin V. Sears for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. The global health and economic exigencies of the COVID-19 pandemic have redefined our political context for nearly…

New West Public Affairs Webinar: Alberta 2021: The Year Ahead

Originally aired December 17, 2020. 2020 has been a year like no other and Albertans have been uniquely impacted by not only COVID but the collapse of global energy prices.…

Understanding the tensions in Canada’s federal-provincial relations

Co-authored by Tom Sweeting and John Whitehead. Federal-provincial negotiations are a fact of political life in Canada. These negotiations are often confrontational and, not surprisingly, seen by some as nothing…

BC’s New Cabinet and Priorities for the Months Ahead

Written by Danielle Dalzell and Nikki Hill When Premier John Horgan unveiled B.C.’s new Cabinet last Thursday after securing a majority in the October provincial election, he introduced a new…

Earnscliffe Webinar: Confronting the Virus: What Canadians are saying about the ongoing impact of COVID

Originally aired November 19, 2020. Hear from our Earnscliffe team of public opinion research practitioners and experts as we unveil the results of our latest national poll on what Canadians…

Why being a gracious winner is an essential strategy for Biden

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for Policy Options. Click here to read the original. The United States of America (along with the rest of the world) has exhaled. Americans made it…
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