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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?

Daniel Francis

Daniel Francis is a writer and historian who lives in North Vancouver. He is author of two dozen books, most recently Selling Canada: Three Propaganda Campaigns that Shaped the Nation (Stanton, Atkins & Dosil, 2011), and a columnist for Geist magazine.

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Daniel Francis

One Brief Shining Moment

The world’s fair that put Canada (fleetingly) on the map July–August 2012
Expo 67 has come down to us through the filter of nostalgia as a unique moment of national achievement. So successful was it that it appeared to change the way we Canadians thought about ourselves. We were not the boring, sober-sided backwater of a country we thought we were. Instead, the fair revealed us to be…

O Captain, My Captain

Under the shadows of Cook and Napoleon, Vancouver was a victim of bad timing. July–August 2008