Posted by  •  October 24

Dear Friends, This past week, our Nation’s Capital, Ottawa, where I live, was violated in an awful and ghastly manner. For the legions of people who have worked on Parliament Hill, as I have, there is no doubt that we all felt both pain and outrage. For the legions of veterans and tourists, who have stood...

Read more

October 22  • 

Canada shooting exposes possible security problems, experts say

In the wake of Wednesday’s shooting at Canada’s Parliament Hill, experts warned against assuming there are gaps in Canada’s national security...

Read more

September 18  • 

As Rob Ford shows, leaders must be clear about their health

Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s sad and unfolding story has sparked a wider discussion of governance. Just what are the ethics of the intersection of...

Read more

September 5  • 

House of Commons without a top legal adviser during time of political and legal turmoil

The House of Commons is in need of a new chief legal expert to advise MPs, the Speaker and ultra-secretive Board of Internal Economy on parliamentary...

Read more

August 20  • 

Janice Charette faces challenges as new Clerk of Privy Council

The new Clerk of the Privy Council faces significant challenges as head of a federal bureaucracy struggling with low morale, an erosion of policy...

Read more

View more posts