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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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