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Konrad Yakabuski

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.

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On the asylum seekers file, is Trudeau up to the task? Konrad Yakabuski
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Quebec debate is Couillard’s last hope Konrad Yakabuski
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Multiple-voting shares: Keeping it in the family has its downsides Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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Those who ‘resist’ Trump from the inside continue to enable him Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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Mark Carney’s longer Bank of England stint is Canada’s loss Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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Proposed new NAFTA auto rules in U.S.-Mexico deal are as clear as mud Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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Trudeau must reach out to Trump to save NAFTA Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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Will Canada escape the identity politics vs. nativism clash? Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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Chrystia Freeland’s so-called friends in Mexico bid her adios on NAFTA Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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The Titanic debt problem threatening to sink New Brunswick’s economy Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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Maxime Bernier’s party of one won’t go far Konrad Yakabuski
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Something’s rotten in Canadian politics Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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Fiscal turnaround should impress Quebec voters Konrad Yakabuski
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Nature over nurture, with an asterisk Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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Omarosa’s White House reality tour is a must-watch Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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Is wind power blowing holes in Hydro-Québec’s profits? Konrad Yakabuski
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As Ontario erupts and the West vents, Quebec is all zen Konrad Yakabuski
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The U.S. media’s toxic Trump romance Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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Balancing carbon emissions with economy proves to be difficult task for Ottawa Subscriber content Konrad Yakabuski
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Is Emmanuel Macron France’s saviour or just another flawed leader? Konrad Yakabuski