Entitlements for public workers are out of control in both provinces, but at least Philippe Couillard is trying to push back
Aug 18, 2014
Instead of stuffing words in a new citizen’s mouth, it encapsulates the constitutional genius that allowed us to evolve into one of the world’s most peaceable democracies
Aug 16, 2014
The U.S. President can no longer blame the chaos in Iraq on his predecessor
Aug 14, 2014
Policy makers in Alberta and Ottawa should ensure that Alberta’s resource wealth leads to the creation of jobs higher up the value chain
Aug 11, 2014
On the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s resignation, it seems most Americans are too young to remember, or old enough to have forgotten, how bad he was
Aug 09, 2014
The New Democrats’ once-dominant pro-Palestinian faction is feeling left out in the cold
Aug 07, 2014
No other province has imitated Ontario’s green energy folly
Aug 04, 2014
The Harper government is trying to keep the former child soldier away from the media to preserve its narrative of him as a bad seed
Jul 31, 2014
Alienation from the central government remains a common trait all Spaniards seem to share
Jul 28, 2014
What works in Quebec does not across the country. The French and English sides need separate strategic plans
Jul 14, 2014
Konrad Yakabuski writes a column on public policy for The Globe and Mail. Prior to taking up this assignment in early 2013, Konrad was The Globe's chief U.S. political writer, based in Washington. He covered all aspects of the American political scene, including the 2012 presidential election campaign.
Prior to joining the Washington bureau in 2009, Mr. Yakabuski was based in The Globe's Montreal bureau and wrote on Quebec business, politics and culture for more than a decade. He previously worked as a political reporter at Le Devoir.
He 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.