By signalling its desire to do a deal with Newfoundland, Ontario is effectively taking sides in a bitter interprovincial battle
Jul 31, 2015
Countries that want to compete in the fierce global milk market better have strong stomachs
Jul 29, 2015
A Senate committee wants the public broadcaster to showcase Canadian films and history, but much broader change is needed
Jul 27, 2015
Had the Caisse succeeded in convincing Bombardier to reduce its multiple-voting shares, it might have given investors some hope that the company had turned over a new leaf
Jul 24, 2015
Canada faces a difficult choice between opening up its supply managed dairy and poultry sectors to foreign competition and risking being left out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership altogether
Jul 23, 2015
The gig economy feeds on a go-getter ethos. But many see a threat to labour laws and workers’ rights
Jul 20, 2015
The Conservatives have staked their political brand on balancing the budget this year, while Australian PM reverses course with economic stimulus
Jul 16, 2015
The German Chancellor is taking flak, at home and abroad, for her role in the bailout deal and the divisions created
Jul 16, 2015
While Donald Trump’s diatribes worry Republicans, Bernie Sanders woos Hillary Clinton’s Democratic base
Jul 13, 2015
Standard & Poor's has slashed the province’s credit rating to A-plus, a reflection of the recent run-up in its debt, which has occurred just as Ontario’s ability to support it has declined
Jul 10, 2015
Columnist Konrad Yakabuski writes on politics, policy and business for The Globe and Mail’s Comment section and Report on Business. He was a 2014 National Newspaper Award finalist in the column writing category.
Konrad previously worked as The Globe's chief U.S. political writer, based in Washington, covering all aspects of the American political scene up to and including the 2012 presidential election campaign.
Prior to joining the Washington bureau in 2009, he was based in The Globe's Montreal bureau and wrote on Quebec business, politics and culture for more than a decade. Before that, he worked as a political reporter at Le Devoir. He began his journalism career at the Toronto Star.
Konrad holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from McGill University and a Master of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of British Columbia.