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Judging New Judges: The Confirmation Process

Anyone who has ever worked in a country transitioning to democracy knows that the system is about more than free and fair elections. An independent judiciary is a crucial component…

It Ain’t Over if Trump’s Not Winning: The USMCA Scoreboard

Published on November 1, 2018. Click here to read the original. Part of trade negotiations, at least between and among democracies, is post-agreement positioning. Usually, a balance is sought between…

A New Chapter for North American Trade

After 14 months of difficult and often fractious negotiations, Canada and the United States announced the successful completion of the NAFTA talks literally at the eleventh hour, late on a…

Building a Saskatchewan business through a strong Prairie voice

Written by Kaveri Braid Earnscliffe Strategy Group, a national government relations, strategic communications and opinion research firm, is thriving in Saskatchewan.  After five successful, steady years in the province, the…

The Neglected Crisis: Myanmar’s Rohingya

Originally published September 2017 for the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Click here to read the original. The Neglected Crisis: Myanmar’s Rohingya The plight of the Rohingya is nothing new. In…

Indigenous Peoples’ Health: Our Biggest Challenge to Reconciliation

Written by our Robin Sears for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. In announcing his government’s plan for a new approach to Indigenous rights in February, Prime Minister…

Hamilton’s New Heart, or How McMaster Med Cured the God Complex

Written by Yaroslav Baran for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. For half a century, Hamilton, Ont. was known as Toronto’s steel-town stepsister; great for football fans, not…

When does it make sense to volunteer for a public shaming?

Written by Greg Wilkinson Do you know something about your organization that would look bad if it were reported in the media? Of course you do, we all do. Organizations know…

The NDP Threw a Convention. And the Floor Stayed Clean.

Written by Robin Sears for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original. The party convention is one of the few political rituals that hasn’t migrated to the internet. As…

Beyond NAFTA – Advantage U.S. Economy

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for Policy Magazine. Click here to read the original.  While most engaged observers in Canada have been watching the NAFTA renegotiations the way we watch hockey—with an eye…

The Great Divergence: North America’s Trade Policies

Written by Sarah Goldfeder for the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Click here to read the original. Introduction The United States and Canada are operating from diametrically opposed playbooks on global…

The pathetic smallness of Canada’s political ‘lobsters’

Written by Geoff Norquay for iPolitics Magazine. Click here to read the original.  Back in the days when Derek Burney was Canada’s Ambassador to Washington, he used to tell a…
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