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Like father, like son?
22 August 2021
Justin Trudeau is hoping history will repeat itself. It’s quite a gamble
The prime minister of good intentions
28 September 2020
As a second wave threatens, Canada’s Justin Trudeau negotiates choppy political waters
Essays & Reportage
Why do Canada’s schools outperform Australia’s?
9 April 2020
The success of Canada’s education system can help us rethink our own
Canada’s resurgent cleavage
25 October 2019
Regions matter again in Canada, creating a new set of challenges for Justin Trudeau
Trudeau’s teachable moment
1 October 2019
Although the electoral impact is unclear, Canadians can learn much from this month’s revelations
Does Canada still love a Trudeau?
31 July 2019
The polls might not favour the Liberals to win this year’s election, but don’t count them out
The limits of charisma
20 March 2019
The Trudeau government’s progressive image has taken a battering in recent weeks, but the opposition parties seem incapable of capitalising on its shortcomings
The elephant in the bedroom
13 July 2018
Canadians find themselves caught in an uncomfortably close relationship with Donald Trump’s America
Does history end with Canada?
15 March 2017
One country shows how liberal democracies can avoid backsliding
Essays & Reportage
A Canadian in Canberra
10 May 2016
A political scientist spends four months in the Australian capital
Labor’s perception problem
6 November 2015
Election victories in Britain and Canada show the Labor Party where more work is needed, writes
Justin Trudeau’s knockout performance
22 October 2015
Defying electoral logic, Canada’s Liberals came back from the near-dead, writes
In a three-way contest, can Stephen Harper defy the odds?
4 September 2015
With two opposition parties competing for Canada’s anti-Conservative vote
, the result is impossible to pick, writes
Mamdouh Habib: who knew what, and when?
Andrew Lynch & Nicola McGarrity
19 January 2011
FROM THE ARCHIVE | The federal government has announced a private inquiry into the treatment of Mamdouh Habib. Australia should follow Canada’s lead and launch an open…
The philosopher politician
10 March 2009
Will another liberal intellectual lead a party to power, this time in Canada?
profiles Michael Ignatieff
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