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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?

Allan Gotlieb

Allan Gotlieb served as Canadian Ambassador to the United States and is a former Chairman of the Canada Council for the Arts.

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Allan Gotlieb

From Neglect to Splendour

A dazzling work of scholarship dissects the tumultuous history of Canada’s premier art institution April 2004
A half century ago, when I first went to Ottawa from Oxford University to join the Canadian foreign service, I still remember the shock. The city was so damn ugly. There were the marvellous neo-gothic Parliament buildings and the rest was an eyesore. I was barely aware of the existence of the National Gallery of…