This just in: new books from The Globe’s John Ibbitson and pollster Darrell Bricker, former international trade minister Roy MacLaren, and more
By Neil MossJan. 28, 2019
Plus, Library and Archives Canada acquires a book that once belonged to Adolf Hitler.
Empty Planet: The Shock of Global Population Decline, by Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson; Mackenzie King in the Age of Dictators: Canada's Imperial and Foreign Policies, by Roy MacLaren; and Too Dumb for Democracy? Why We Make Bad Political Decisions and How We Can Make Better Ones, by David Moscrop. Book cover images courtesy of McGill Queen's University Press, Goose Lane, and Signal/McClelland and Stewart
In three decades the world’s population will peak and then drop, and when the decline starts it won’t end, The Globe and Mail’s John Ibbitson and Ipsos’s Darrell Bricker suggest in a new book.
People. Policy. Politics. This is an exclusive subscriber-only story.
‘Imagine losing your job, getting fired, but you’re fired by basically your entire riding and your whole life has been serving these people, and there’s just a lot wrapped up in it:’ Tory House leader Candice Bergen.
Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott say they have no endgame, but some observers say they risk their reputations by continuing to find points of disagreement with Justin Trudeau, the government, and the Liberal Party.