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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Ken Dryden

Ken Dryden was a Liberal member of Parliament from 2004 to 2011. He played goal for the Montreal Canadiens during the 1970s. He is also the author of six books, including The Game and, most recently, Becoming Canada: Our Story, Our Politics, Our Future. He now teaches at McGill University and the University of Calgary.

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Ken Dryden

Parliamentary Discontent

Many MPs leave politics disillusioned--but what does that really mean for our democracy? June 2014
Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, like many Canadians, see a problem with our political system. In 2009, with MacMillan’s life experiences and financial means (he was co-founder of Atlantis Films and CEO of Alliance Atlantis), and with Loat’s talent and promise, they founded the charity Samara, “a think tank,” as they put it, “dedicated to raising the level of political participation in Canada.” With…

Parliamentary Discontent

Many MPs leave politics disillusioned—but what does that really mean for our democracy? May 2014
[Editor’s Note: This piece has been published online in advance of the June 2014 issue, where it will appear in print.]   Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, like many Canadians, see a problem with our political system. In 2009, with MacMillan’s life experiences and financial means (he was co-founder of Atlantis Films and CEO of Alliance…