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Globe and Mail columns

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Ottawa Citizen/Postmedia columns

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Hill Times columns

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  • iPolitics – Rage and rebirth: The way forward for First Nations December 20, 2012 In a new op-ed for iPolitics today, University of Saskatchewan Professor Ken Coates and I discuss the way forward for governments and First Nations.   Rage and rebirth: The way forward for First Nations By Brian Lee Crowley and Ken Coates, iPolitics, December 20, 2012 Recent protests organized by the Idle No More movement and angry statements by some Western Canadian aboriginal ...
  • Huffington Post Canada: Hard bargaining over real opportunities key to Aboriginal future December 18, 2012 Aboriginals can and should bargain hard as they increasingly consider real development, including pipelines. Read my latest op-ed co-authored by Ken Coates below.   Is this community ready for the Enbridge pipeline? By Brian Lee Crowley and Ken Coates, Huffington Post Canada, December 18, 2012 The Haisla First Nation live in one of the most beautiful spots on Earth, ...
  • Brian Crowley discusses Canada’s prison reforms after the latest comments by Conrad Black in the Toronto Star September 8, 2011 In the September 5th, 2011 issue of the Toronto Star, Brian discusses the latest comments by Conrad Black against the government’s tougher sentencing bills, prison expansion plans, and prisoner control programs. In the article, Crowley said Black is unlikely to sway the debate in Canada “partly because…he’s in kind of a conflict of interest in ...
  • Brian Crowley in Vanguard Magazine: Rethinking the Canada-U.S. border August 26, 2011 In the August issue of Vanguard Magazine, MLI Managing Director Brian Lee Crowley discusses the importance of rethinking the Canada-U.S. border. Crowley says, “The time has come to create a joint committee of Congress and Parliament charged with the oversight of the Canada-U.S. relationship, holding hearings, issuing reports, and taking their newly acquired knowledge and relationships ...
  • Ottawa should focus on promoting interprovincial electricity July 22, 2011 In the June 21, 2011 edition of the Moncton Times & Transcript, Managing Director Brian Lee Crowley and Toronto-based electricity consultant Tom Adams discuss how “Canadians should be entitled to an open national electricity system where no province can hold its neighbours hostage and where power can be bought and sold freely.” The commentary coincides with ...
  • Lower Churchill pledge is mostly political April 3, 2011 The Toronto Star asked me what I thought of the recent Conservative promise to help the Lower Churchill hydro-electric project in Newfoundland and Labrador: The mega-project will transmit power generated in Labrador via two sub-sea transmission cables, first to Newfoundland, across the island, and then across the Gulf of St. Lawrence to ...
  • It’s no time for bad policy February 1, 2011 My oped in the Moncton Times & Transcript on the planned cuts to Canada’s corporate income taxes is available here. As federal and provincial governments struggle to keep public finances on an even keel, prominent Canadians, including a number of federal opposition party leaders, say we should halt, or even reverse, planned cuts in ...
  • Big government isn’t always best October 22, 2010 I was asked to speak to the Maine Municipal Association in September. The topic: Would amalgamation of towns and school boards save money and improve administration?  It’s an issue that is front and centre in the State of Maine as State elections loom and the Executive of the association turned to an outside expert for ...
  • Help housing market by luring high-value newcomers October 13, 2010 Here is an Op Ed that appeared in the October 10th Buffalo News. Along with Dori Segal, Vice Chairman of Equity One Inc., I suggest that Americans make some non-obvious connections in thinking about dealing with their housing crisis. In particular we point out that immigration could be a powerful tool to restore demand and ...
  • Fearful Symmetry in the Hill Times September 25, 2010 The September 20th Hill Times in a wide-ranging interview with HT Editor, Kate Malloy. The topic? Fearful Symmetry: The Fall and Rise of Canada’s Founding Values. The interview touches on the book’s main messages, welfare reform, immigration, the Canadian Forces and big government, to name a few. It ...

 

 

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