Fall | Winter 2016 Issue 6

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01.Insight

Ambassador David Jacobsen: What Trump means for Canada

On November 9, the world woke up to a reality that many had deemed impossible: a President-elect Donald Trump. Ambassador…

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02.Analysis

Poll Vaulting: The future of political campaign research

In the aftermath of the U.S. election, pollsters are facing some tough scrutiny about their relevance. But not all polls…

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03.Contemplation

The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson: Proustian Perfection

French author Marcel Proust is famous for his gentle remembrance of things past, his eponymous character-revealing questionnaire… and his love…

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04.Reflection

The Lost Art of Constructive Dissent

The United States voting to install Donald Trump as president has roiled the world. Much like when it became clear…

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05.Connexion

La Fragmentation Des Réseaux Sociaux : Vers Un Réel Dialogue

Actuellement, le changement est omniprésent et inévitable. Chacun d’entre nous doit y faire face durant notre carrière, et ce, peu…

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06.Connection

The Vice of Virtual Realities

Touted for building community and consensus, social media contributes equally to fragmentation and isolation “Books are beginning to read people…

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07.Exchange

Don Newman in Conversation with Jock Finlayson

Chief Policy Officer of the Business Council of British Columbia Don Newman: There are a number of factors that make…

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08.Context

Rising from the Ashes

Ravaging wildfires transformed Fort McMurray from a city that polarized Canadians to one that united them. What comes next? Vision…

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09.Focus

London Calling

The divide between a global financial capital and the rest of the country has come with the steep cost of…

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10.Concentrer

Brexit…Quel Impact Pour le Quebec

Le 24 juin, au lendemain du référendum, le choc est total, c’est 52 % des Britanniques qui décident de quitter…

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11.Visuals

Navigator’s Canadian Arty-Facts

Navigator’s favourite off-the-beaten-track art galleries in the cities where we live and work 01. The Power Plant, housed in what…

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12.Profile

Playing the Gallery

Daniel Faria’s gallery is a hub for curators, collectors, critics and the artists who turn to him for representation. An…

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13.Last Words

Splinter

Noun: A small, thin, sharp piece of wood, glass, or similar material broken off from a larger piece. Verb: 1…

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14.Re:structure

Tick Talk

When it comes to corporate restructuring, communication is key to a successful outcome for all parties. When a struggling company…

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15.Re:boot

The Worldwide Water Cooler

The power of ‘Like’: How Facebook’s one billion users can transform your brand. With 1.09 billion daily active users, Facebook…

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16.Re:consider

Letter from London: Brexit

Britain joins the ranks of nations that are debating the value — and the cost — of free trade agreements….

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17.Re:broadcast

Podcasting Breathes New Lifes into Radio and Politics

Mashups have been all the rage in music: take a familiar tune or concept, mix it with something new, spin…

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18.Re:peat

Buzzfeed Says It Can Supercharge Your Campaign’s Content

Political campaigns are now conducted on the internet as much as they are at rallies, in interviews or at debates….

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19.Re:read

Book Club Confidential

Book clubs have undergone a resurgence and are no longer the exclusive space of Oprah-loving moms. Young adults are now…

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20.Interview

When Marcel Met Cameron

French author Marcel Proust is famous for his gentle remembrance of things past, his eponymous character-revealing questionnaireナ and his love…

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21.Re:bound

Boom & Bust: in the Canadian Economy

For Canadians, riding the resource cycle through its chronic ups and downs has become engrained in our national identity. As…

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22.Re:balance

Absolute Certainty Will Always Be Elusive, Even In the Information Age

(Sorry, Big Data…) When it comes to making sense of our surroundings, common sense and gut instinct are as important…

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23.Re:flect

Making Change

For many Canadians, 2016 was the winter of their discontent. It was characterized by stock market volatility, stagnation in the…

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