Canada lacks vision when dealing with its entrepreneurs and I find it exasperating how Canadians fail to support home-grown talent and initiative, and the returns they bring.
David Lametti, justice minister and attorney general, said he hasn’t ruled out negotiating a deferred prosecution agreement with SNC-Lavalin, which is a way the Canadian government can support its homegrown multinationals, writes Andrew Caddell. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—There is an apocryphal story about the night in October 1957 when Lester Pearson won the Nobel Peace Prize. When told the news by a guest, the host of an Ottawa dinner party said, “Now, who does he think he is?”
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