Reflecting on Canada Day

Today is Canada Day, a celebration of one of the nation’s most important milestones to full independence. We thought it a good occasion to bring together three of our distinguished Canadian writers to offer their thoughts on the state of Canadian public life and politics, and to tell our readers where they think their country is heading.

A Judicious Celebration

James Allan

Northern Illiberalism

Joanna Baron

A Retreat from Greatness

Sean Speer


Doug Ford

Northern Illiberalism

For good or ill, Canadians are the inheritors of institutions and attitudes bequeathed to us by the great British tradition of freedom.