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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?

Barbara Yaffe

Barbara Yaffe is a longtime columnist at the Vancouver Sun, writing on national political issues. As a journalist, she has resided in six of the ten provinces, in Vancouver since 1988.

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Bountiful Diversity

A leading Québécois scholar’s appreciative look at Canada’s biggest province July–August 2013
On a rainy spring day back in 1971 my parents and I climbed into our Buick Skylark and headed west, leaving Montreal and heading for Highway 401, to a new life in Toronto. It was a journey made back then by many families, part of the so-called anglo exodus. My parents had grown weary of exploding mailboxes and the longstanding resentment displayed by Quebec’s majority toward those who did not speak…