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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Lorne Sossin

Lorne Sossin teaches in the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto.

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Lorne Sossin

Does Independence Matter?

From Elections Canada to the nuclear watchdog, the Harper government seems to disagree July–August 2008
The old saw is that if the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. For Canada’s federal government, the hammer is partisanship and, of late, the unlucky nails have been a disparate set of independent public agencies, from Elections Canada to the Canadian Military Complaints Commission to the Canadian Nuclear Safety…