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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Alan Broadbent

Alan Broadbent is chair and co-founder of Maytree, the Caledon Institute of Social Policy, and the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance. He is the author of Urban Nation: Why We Need to Give Power Back to the Cities to Make Canada Strong (HarperCollins, 2010).

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Alan Broadbent

What We Don’t Know

A modest proposal for fixing Canada’s data deficit March 2017
Data is back in fashion in Ottawa. As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brings back Laurier’s “sunny ways,” one of the promised effects will be to infuse light into the data dark age of the Harper government’s suppression of data and information. While the Harper government’s killing of the long-form census was its most obvious and egregious attack on…