Video: Polarizing Politics, Canadian Style | The Agenda

8 Feb 2021

Max Bell School Professor Andrew Potter joined a panel on The Agenda with Steve Paikin for a wide-ranging discussion on polarization in Canadian politics.

Canada's lack of interest in self-defence explains COVID failures | The National Post

Published: 19 January 2021

January 15, 2021 | In this article for the National Post, Max Bell School Professor Andrew Potter discusses the unique logistical challenges that Canadian government bodies face as the issue of...

Potter: How the Citizen helped create a shared community in Ottawa | Ottawa Citizen

Published: 3 November 2020

This year marks the 175th anniversary of the Ottawa Citizen, a newspaper known for serving (and bringing together) three distinct constituencies: residents of the municipality of Ottawa, members of...

Negotiating a betrayal in Afghanistan | Open Canada

Published: 3 November 2020

Peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban will likely result in the Taliban's at least partial return to power. It's a pity so few Canadians care why this is happening writes Max...

The people who fought Donald Trump will miss him when he’s gone | The Globe and Mail

Published: 16 November 2020

November 12, 2020 | Critics of US President Donald Trump rejoiced when networks called the 2020 election for former Vice President Joe Biden. But for all the fanfare, will they miss Trump once he...

Engineering a ‘green recovery’ is a terrible idea | The Globe and Mail

Published: 1 June 2020

June 1, 2020 | In the coming weeks, the federal government is expected to begin crafting a stimulus package to lift Canada out of the economic crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Based...

The Liberals and NDP have embraced contempt for Parliament | The National Post

Published: 1 June 2020

June 1, 2020 | Recently, a two party agreement was reached in Parliament: the NDP supported the Liberals’ motion to suspend regular sittings of Parliament until September, while the Liberals...

The Afghanistan mission Canada can’t be allowed to forget | The Globe and Mail

Published: 27 March 2020

March 14, 2020 | Canadian soldiers have been at the forefront of the Afghanistan Mission for almost 13 years now. Nearing the end, Andrew Potter, a professor at the Max Bell School of Public Policy...

Canada's Federal Government is on the ropes in coronavirus crisis | National Post

Published: 27 March 2020

March 16, 2020 | The world has been swept by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with various governments drafting immediate contingency measures. Andrew Potter presents his analysis of the Canadian...



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