The complete Confederation of Tomorrow Survey of Canadians has now been released. The Brian Mulroney Institute of Government is a proud partner in the study along with the Institute for Research on Public Policy, the Canada-West Foundation, and the Centre D’Analyse Politique – Constitution et Fédéralisme. The survey was conducted by the Environics Institute for Survey Research.
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Paul Deegan, deputy executive director of the National Economic Council during the Clinton administration, discusses how Prime Minister Mulroney’s experience on the domestic and international stage makes him an elder statesman suited to these unprecedented times. In recent pieces for Policy Magazine and the Montreal Gazette, Deegan considers the Prime Minister’s recent “Agenda for Canadian Greatness,” an outline for life in post-pandemic Canada that keeps the nation focused on realizing its full potential and sovereignty, as well as Mr.
As part of the Brian Mulroney Institute of Government’s efforts to generate timely and relevant policy research, the Institute has partnered with The American Review of Canadian Studies to publish a special issue. The issue was co-edited by the Institute’s director, Donald E. Abelson, and Adam Lajeunesse, the Irving Shipbuilding Chair in Canadian Arctic Marine Security.
Prime Minister Brian Mulroney participated in a webinar and interview with The Pearson Centre for Progressive Policy. Interviewed by Brian Gallant, the former premier of New Brunswick, Mr. Mulroney spoke at length about his 10-point Agenda for Canadian Greatness, which outlines his call for social change in a post-pandemic nation. Mr. Mulroney believes that COVID-19 has laid bare imbalances and inequities in Canadian society that must be addressed in order for the country to re-group and move forward through positive transformative action.
Prime Minister Mulroney delivered a powerful eulogy for his former cabinet minister the Hon. John Crosbie in St. John’s, Newfoundland, on January 16, 2020. The full text of Mr. Mulroney’s remembrance can be found on Policy Magazine’s Verbatim.
Former Canadian ambassador John J. Noble delivered an address to the Canadian War Museum’s Friends Forum in Ottawa detailing Canada’s role in German reunification. The speech recognized the 30th anniversary of the Open Skies Conference, which took place in Ottawa in February 1990, and the conference’s–as well as Canada’s–importance to German unification. Mr. Noble headed the Canadian delegation as the director general of External Affairs’ International Security and Arms Control Bureau.