Stephen Harper’s mixed legacy
Within the decline of the federal government’s policy scope lies a great opportunity, the chance to redefine and reorient Ottawa’s purpose.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has brought the Liberal monopoly on defining the Canadian narrative to an end, writes Zach Paikin. Although cross-partisan unity of purpose on foreign policy is important for a country of Canada’s size, the fact remains that today’s international actors and geopolitical circumstances are different from those of the golden age of Canadian diplomacy. The Hill Times photograph Jake Wright