‘We have lost sight of what government is good at’

Donald Savoie talks about winning this year's Donner Prize for his book, What Is Government Good At?: A Canadian Answer.

Don Savoie: 'I wanted Canadians to deal with the issue—what is government good at—try to sort out the good from bad. The book is a first crack at it. This is a fundamental point of public policy. If we sort out that issue, we can focus on things the government isn’t as good at. If government doesn’t learn to row better, it may not be able to steer the ship at sea.'

By KATE MALLOY

PUBLISHED : Monday, May 2, 2016 12:00 AM

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