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The Château’s not your building; if you want to keep it the way it is, buy it

By Warren Kinsella      

Ottawa, stop embracing the past. Stop celebrating fluff. Consider the possibilities of 2019 and beyond.

Ottawa's grand dame: The planned redesign to Ottawa's iconic Château Laurier Hotel is not nice, but this writer has found the sturm und drang rather amusing. It perfectly describes Ottawa, in a way: a bunch of people going apoplectic (a) about change, and about (b) something that doesn’t actually belong to them. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

TORONTO—Several lifetimes ago, when this writer was a chief of staff in Jean Chrétien’s government—and when the Reform Party was a political force to be reckoned with—stuff started to fall out of the sky.

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