Posts Tagged ‘transparency’

 

Canadians who watched U.S. government services shutting down on Tuesday could be forgiven for asking if they were watching a failed state or witnessing a healthy and vibrant democracy. Has the U.S. democracy become a wounded runner who can barely cross the finish line? Are Americans overwhelmed with hubris, greed...

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GLOBE AND MAIL - It’s a proud and exciting day for university students when they walk across a stage to accept their hard-earned degrees. Anticipation and nervous butterflies are the norm. The grads are generally excited to receive their diploma from a Chancellor, who is traditionally appointed because she has been...

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PENNY COLLENETTE Special to The Globe and Mail Some things never go right for prime ministers. Disturbing reports of enemy lists generated by his office torpedoed Stephen Harper’s attempt at a bright, breezy, teen idol kind of cabinet shuffle this week. The shuffle, an attempt to rebrand a flailing, failing...

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Penny Collenette Special to The Globe and Mail Like children lost in the maze of a glorious English garden, the public office holders of both the Prime Minister’s Office and the Senate can’t seem to find their way out of ethical messes. Values and ethics are difficult, philosophical subjects at the best of...

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Click here to watch CTV's clip of Penny Collenette from the University of Ottawa, speaking on the red flags she feels would have been raised prior to Brazeau's appointment to Senate.

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