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Author Tim Cook says that the great irony of the two world wars is that they helped shape Canada into a nation and its prime ministers into leaders.
PM Harper picked as most valuable politician in 2012
Stephen Carter: ‘You don’t start big. You start small and you grow.’
Veteran Liberal MP Jim Karygiannis says it’s not as collegial as it used to be on the Hill, and technology and social media haven’t helped.
Globe and Mail columnist Doug Saunders talks about his latest book, The Myth of the Muslim Tide, and how Canada gets it right, and wrong on immigration.
Author Michael Cross says Robert Baldwin was the first political leader to see that Canada had to be a bi-cultural society and laid out the country’s future, way ahead of John A. Macdonald.
Bitumen-raking journalist Andrew Nikiforuk talks about his new book. He tells The Hill Times that fossil fuels are undermining democracy and enslaving consumers.
Grit pundit Warren Kinsella talks about his new book, Fight The Right: A Manual For Surviving The Coming Conservative Apocalypse.
Globe and Mail national affairs columnist Jeffrey Simpson on his new book and how he says it’s time to shake up the delivery of medical services in Canada.
PBO Kevin Page also says the feds have changed Parliament’s spending authorities. And he’s fighting for Parliament.
CPAC’s Colette Watson says the industry challenge is trying to maintain long-form programming relevance in the 140-character Twitterverse.
Christopher Waddell says today’s national media should rethink how they cover federal politics and elections.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is closing in on its 75th birthday and still entertains. Maybe that’s because it’s the best-filmed example of a powerful myth: that all politicians are crooks, and that things would be so much better if we could just send honest, plain-talking folk to our elected assemblies.
There’s no one silver bullet to saving newspapers in Canada. But in the end people will have to be willing to pay for reliable news.