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7 big developments in Canadian politics for 2017

By Andrew Cardozo

Seven big developments in Canadian politics to watch for We live in an era where politics change constantly and the unexpected is what happens again and again. Brexit and Donald Trump are now synonyms for unexpected change as much as they are about wha …

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Sen. Peter Harder on Senate Reform (Sept 19)

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(Picture L to R: Alicia Natividad, Pearson Centre; James Scongack, Bruce Power, Sen. Peter Harder; Catherine Bélanger, and Hon. Sergio Marchi) A WORK IN PROGRESS: The changing role of the “Representative of the Government in the Senate” Report of a Spe …

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The Day After: Explaining the U.S. Election; Nov 9; Ott.

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Panel discussion on November 9, 2016 [a.k.a. “Global OMG Day” or “Global Sigh-of-Relief Day”] What happened in the U.S. Election??? https://www.facebook.com/thepearsoncentre/videos/1055421284604640/ Watch this VIDEO with Sarah Goldfeder and Krista Lebe …

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YEAR ONE of the new Govt & Parl; Nov.1; Ottawa

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You are invited to “Year One of the New Government and Parliament” Deep Thoughts with the Think Tanks (and a biographer) NOVEMBER 1, 2016; 5:00 to 7:00 pm Carisse Studio Café, 274 Elgin Street, Ottawa Huguette Young, Journalist; Author of “Justin Trude …

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Mauril Bélanger, CDN

By Andrew Cohen

Photo of Mauril with fellow Liberal candidates at Labour Day march, 2015. L to R: Catherine McKenna, Mauril, Anita Vandenbeld, Chandra Arya, Karen McCrimmon and Andrew Leslie. Mauril Bélanger has been an early supporter of the Pearson Centre and has sp …

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BREXIT: What next? (Analyses and views)

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The Pearson Centre is asking various experts about their thoughts on the aftermath of the Brexit vote.. This will be updated periodically. Q&A with 1. David Slin, former British Diplomat and Ambassador 2. Roy Sengupta, Student, Carleton Univeristy ____ …

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6 Weeks that defined Trudeau’s Prime Ministership

By Andrew Cardozo

The Hill Times: THE SIX WEEKS THAT DEFINED TRUDEAU’S PRIME MINISTERSHIP The new guy has left the trash-talking, prize fighters in the dust. He stuck to the high road and now he’s the only one standing. Why? Because he read Canadians a lot better than h …

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Irwin Cotler: Pursuing Justice

By Andrew Cardozo & Dr. Maria Wallis

1. More pictures: https://www.facebook.com/thepearsoncentre/ See April 1 post. 2. Article from Hill Times 3. Event Report by Dr. Maria Wallis ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ …

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DALTON McGUINTY LAUNCHES AUTOBIO

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Former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty spoke to a packed room at the trendy Carisse Studio Café (www.carissestudiocafe.ca) in Ottawa, and shared some important lessons about public service. His autobio, “Making a Difference” chronicles his life in poli …

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