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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?

Geoffrey Stevens

Geoffrey Stevens was a former Ottawa columnist for The Globe and Mail, a former managing editor of both the Globe and Maclean’s, and the author of several books.

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The Very Model of a Modern Governor General

Roméo LeBlanc filled the bill with loyalty, friendliness and patriotism May 2012
The office of governor general is a curious one. It is a historical anomaly, a relic of colonial times, a surrogate for a foreign head of state and a constitutional irrelevancy, which it has mostly been since Mackenzie King won the 1926 election on the back of the GG of the day, Baron Byng of…